Number of People Taking Antidepressants in the United States

antidepressants-violent-side-effectsSOURCE: IMS, Vector One: National (VONA) and Total Patient Tracker (TPT) Database, Year 2013, Extracted April 2014.  For all drug regulatory warnings, studies and side effects of antidepressants, click here

Drug Class:            Age Group:          Number of People:

Antidepressants   0-5 Years                 110,516

Breakdown:
0-1 Years                  26,406
2-3 Years                  46,102
4-5 Years                  45,822

6-12 Years                686,950
13-17 Years              1,444,422
18-24 Years              2,860,537
25-44 Years              12,400,129
45-64 Years              16,185,388
65 Year +                   8,566,579

Grand Total                                            41,226,394


SOURCE: IMS, Vector One: National (VONA) and Total Patient Tracker (TPT) Database, Year 2013, Extracted April 2014.