Are SNRI's more effective than SSRI's for depression, anxiety etc?

No. A meta-analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics in 2010 found that SNRIs showed statistical but not clinical significance when compared with SSRIs in treating MDD. If that's all you wanted to know, great. You can't really expect much more in 400 characters.

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After trying Celexa and then Zoloft, (sertraline) for anxiety & depression, with no response— is it clear cut if one should try another SSRI, or switch to an SNRI?

Probably snri. Snri most likely but everyone is different--some people do better on the older meds some with augmentation etc--if someone in your genetic family has similar sx & is doing well on something that is probably the best thing to try. Read more...