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Which is the strongest ssri ....effexor or cymbalta and is luvox the weakest?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Neither: It is not necessary that one is stronger than another but one may work better for a different patient depending on that persons makeup and symptoms.Luvox is SSRI used for OCD/depression and Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Effexor XR (venlafaxine) are selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressants used for treating depression and anxiety disorders.

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