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What are alternatives to serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssris)?

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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Several

Although ssris have been by far the most popular class of antidepressants for many years, there are several other options that focus on different systems.
Wellbutrin is thought to work through dopamine; remeron, cymbalta, effexor, (venlafaxine) & others, also affect norepinephrin; and deprenyl and others are MAO inhibitors. Each has pluses and minues and may work when ssris don't.

In brief: Several

Although ssris have been by far the most popular class of antidepressants for many years, there are several other options that focus on different systems.
Wellbutrin is thought to work through dopamine; remeron, cymbalta, effexor, (venlafaxine) & others, also affect norepinephrin; and deprenyl and others are MAO inhibitors. Each has pluses and minues and may work when ssris don't.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: SSRI

Snris, wellbutrin, (bupropion) remeron, MAO inhibitors, tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants.

In brief: SSRI

Snris, wellbutrin, (bupropion) remeron, MAO inhibitors, tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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