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Hi, I was on escitalopram for major anxiety and depression, it did help a lot with my anxiety but not much for depression, shall I try zoloft?

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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: You can increase dose of escitalopram or yes try something else.
Answered on Mar 5, 2017

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