Antidepressant sales increased rapidly in Russia 07:53

From January to March, 3.6 million packs of antidepressants were sold in Russian pharmacies, reaching 2.9 billion rubles, a record figure in the last five years. The newspaper reports this “Vedomosti” with reference to calculations by analytics company DSM Group.

Compared to the same period in 2023, antidepressant sales in the country increased by 45 percent in monetary terms and 33 percent in physical terms. At that time, 2.7 million packs of antidepressants were sold for 2 billion rubles.

Pharmacy Chain 36.6 (brands 36.6 and Gorzdrav) told the publication that antidepressant sales at the Pharmacy 25 chain in the first 11 weeks of 2024 were up 41% compared to the same period last year. – More than 15%.

Recently, scientists from Chunan University in South Korea I learnedResidents of Iceland, Canada and Portugal receive the most antidepressant prescriptions in the world. The USA came fifth and the UK seventh. Data from 22 countries in total were examined.

Previous scientists I learnedthat strength training can replace antidepressants.

What are you thinking?

Source: Gazeta


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