Exhibit 3. Meta-analysis of studies comparing fluoxetine to paroxetine.

Exhibit 3Meta-analysis of studies comparing fluoxetine to paroxetine

Characteristics of included studies
Sample sizeMean AgeWomenDurationScale
Chouinard et al., 19996920340.961%12 weeksHAM-D
De Wilde et al., 1993707844.061%6 weeksHAM-D
Fava et al., 19987212841.351%10–16 weeksHAM-D
Fava et al., 20027318842.065%10–16 weeksHAM-D
Gagiano 1993749038.780%6 weeksHAM-D
Characteristics of excluded studies
Sample sizeMean AgeWomenDurationScaleReason for exclusion
Cassano et al. 20026824275.355%52 weeksHAM-DMissing data
Schöne et al., 19937110874.087%6 weeksHAM-DElderly population

From: Results

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