It’s wrong to rely only on medicine. Though medical cure may relieve the signs of depression, it’s usually forbidden to use it for a long time. Other kinds of treatment can also be very efficient like medicine, sometimes even more. However the mentioned type of cure doesn’t have side effects unlike pills, syrup and so on. But never forget that medication works better, if to use complex approach. Finding the right treatment needs time. It may not be very easy to select the best cure for you. It may turn out that a certain doctor can’t help you either. Or an antidepressant may prove to be too weak for you. So be ready to experiment before you find a suitable therapy.