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Re: SSRI verses SNRI


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Originally Posted by WhiteWings
i'm taking 225mg effexor xr, which i've just been told is an SNRI, but readin through this site, i'm seeing heaps of ppl on Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro & Prozac, which are all SSNI's. i think.

So, whats the deal, is it the general idea that SSRI's are better 4 SA? and thats why u all use them?? if so lemme knw so i can join the club i haven't read about one person using effexor on this site..







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Zoloft, Paxil, Lexapro and Prozac are SSRI's and Cymbalta and Effexor are SNRI's. Because of the withdrawal symptoms, SNRI's are not usually use as a first line of attack.




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