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A 31-year-old female asked:

Wellbutrin xl does not seem to be helping like i thought it would for depression, i'm already on paxil, (paroxetine) what's a good antidepressant i can add to paxi?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Consider all factors: Time on the medications as well as dosage have to be taken into account before you jump to a new antidepressant. Sometimes there can be a biploar condition which will benefit by a mood stabilizer. Of course there may be psychological factors that are causing the symptoms and psychotherapy may be needed.
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Dr. Steven Griggs
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
We're not allowed: to recommend drugs on this forum, but there are drugs that "enhance" the effects of anti-depressants. See your MD for a list, because s/he will know more about what your specific medical picture looks like and can avoid trouble by just picking one or the others.
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Last updated Sep 11, 2022


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