Scientists believe low dose of antidepressant may prevent PMS in women

December 8, 2014 5:39 PM

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Scientists believe low dose of antidepressant may prevent PMS in women

An international team of researchers believe that low doses of an anti-depressant like Prozac may be pivotal in preventing premenstrual symptoms (PMS) in women.

In a collaborative study published in the British Journal of Pharmacology, scientists from the University of Bristol, UCL and the University of Sao Paolo-Riberiaro Preto in Brazil used rats to show that the anti-depressant can inhibit a specific enzyme in the brain, and could be used to alleviate sy...

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