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Re: Latuda for depression???

Posted by SLS on August 31, 2012, at 0:40:12

In reply to Re: Latuda for depression??? AlexCanada, posted by phidippus on August 30, 2012, at 21:29:10

> >Does Latuda work for depression as well?
>
> Yes its a potent 5ht1a antagonist, which means it helps produce more of that receptor which helps with both depression and anxiety.

I believe lurasidone is a partial agonist.

More recently, scientists have become interested in the involvement of the serotonin 5-HT7 receptor in depression. Latuda is a potent antagonist at this receptor. I don't know how this effect trickles down.


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