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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can lesser known antidepressants (not those widely advertised) be prescribed?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Absolutely!: You have every right to ask what and why a specific drug is being recommended. This goes for every medicine, not just antidepressants. Take charge, and if you want a different med for whatever reason, certainly bring it up in discussion with your doc. Openly discus your concerns, fears, general questions and why you want to know what you want to know. Only then can we maximally partner with you!
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: if medically indicated and if available.
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