Thank you for your question.
Please tell me, has he tried anything yet?
Does he have issues with sleeping or not eating?
When did the loss occur?
I'm very sorry to hear that. SInce he has no issues sleeping and eating, one of the better drugs out there is a class of drug called Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They are the most widely used because they are effective and relatively safe. There are several drugs in this category, including: Prozac, paxil, zoloft, celexa, and lexapro. Lexapro is the latest and is a relatively effective drug that is usually well tolerated, especially in the elderly. Based on what you said, Lexapro may be the best anti-depressant for him.
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