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Are there any tests to help choose the right antidepressant?

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Dr. Naveen Poola


Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in Eating Disorders
Question: I have heard there is testing now to help choose the right antidepressant. That the test involves a swab of the cheek. What do do you think of the value of this test?
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Poola 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No, such test is not yet clinically approved

Detailed Answer:

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No, such test is not yet clinically approved by health regulatory bodies.

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