Anti-Inflammatory Drugs May Reduce Effectiveness of Some Antidepressants

A new study has found that some anti-inflammatory medications, including ibuprofen, aspirin, and naproxen, can reduce the effectiveness of SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), the most commonly prescribed antidepressant medications. SSRIs are often used to treat depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. This could help explain why many people suffering from depression do not respond to…