Sertraline not effective for depression in NDD-CKD

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Takeaway

  • Sertraline (Zoloft) does not significantly improve symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD) in patients with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (NDD-CKD).

Why this matters

  • Depression is 4-fold more common in CKD than the general population.
  • Patients with CKD...