Choice

  • Patient factors

- Age

- Sex,

- Comorbid physical illness

- Previous response

 

  • Tolerability

 

  • Symptomatology

- Sleep problems (mirtazepine)

- Anxiety symptoms (SSRI/imipramine).

- OCD symptoms (SSRI/clomipramine).

- Risk of suicide (avoid TCAs).

 

  • Clinician familiarity

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Last updated March 2020

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