Year: 1988 Source: Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, v.78, no.3, (Sept. 1988), p.384-390 SIEC No: 19900071

This study compared fluoxetine with mianserin & placebo in 52 depressed outpatients. Findings included: significantly more patients on fluoxetine improved than those on placebo; for mianserin, no significant differences were found with either fluoxetine & placebo; suicidal feelings were reduced to a greater degree on fluoxetine than on mianserin & placebo; fluoxetine induced weight loss, but mianserin induced weight gain, & side effects for fluoxetine were nausea & vomiting. (CM)