Common antidepressant Celexa may slow Alzheimer’s

May 14, 2014 8:31 PM

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Common antidepressant Celexa may slow Alzheimer’s

A commonly prescribed antidepressant can reduce production of the main ingredient in Alzheimer’s brain plaques, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Pennsylvania.

The findings, in mice and people, are published May 14 in Science Translational Medicine. They support preliminary mouse studies that evaluated a variety of antidepressants.

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