Do Not Do Recommendation

 
Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is insufficient evidence for their use.

Do Not Do Recommendation Details

Recommendation:
Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is insufficient evidence for their use.
Interventions:
antidepressant augmentation: buspirone*; carbamazepine*; lamotrigine*; valproate*

Source guidance details

Guidance:
Depression in adults (CG90)
Published date:
October 2009
Paragraph number:
1.8.1.9
Page number:
34

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