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A 54 year of age male presents with sad mood, anhedonia, lethargy, and suicidal ideation. Based on the information provided which of the following medications would you definitely avoid?

1) Fluoxetine (Prozac)
2) Imipramine (Tofranil)
3) Sertraline (Zoloft)
4) Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
5) b and d

What is the rationale for your choice?

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Solution Summary

Referring to the scenario, this solution examines which medication to definitely avoid based on the presenting symptoms e.g. sad mood, anhedonia, lethargy and suicidal ideation, and also includes a rationale for the choice.