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When the time comes to treat depression, you may feel confused about which medications are best. Not only are there several classes of antidepressants but also many brand names and generic equivalents as well.

Generic Prescription Depression Treatments are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. Therefore, though they may look different than their brand name counterpart, generic depression treatments contain the same active ingredients and work just as effectively.

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