Increasingly, the ineffectiveness and risks from antidepressants are being reported in the media and scientific literature. Yet in 2007, antidepressants were the most prescribed class of drugs in the US with 232.7 million prescriptions; and fourth in revenue with $11.9 billion (IMS Health, 2007 U.S. Sales and Prescription Information). Read the following article and look up the given links before making a decision to use antidepressants. Also be cautious in stopping their use once you’ve started. Abrupt termination can be dangerous as well.