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I need a anti-depression med that doesn't have weight gain or sedating effects.I'm on effexor&its not helping anymore been on4 ten yrs.Time2change.?

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Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many possibilities

It is best to discuss this with your psychiatrist, or if you are only seeing a primary care doc, you should ask for a referrall.
You may be someone who needs to change meds every few years. Are you in counseling? This may help too. The ones mentioned previuosly are possible but there are others. You can check the apa website at and look up antidepressant medication.

In brief: Many possibilities

It is best to discuss this with your psychiatrist, or if you are only seeing a primary care doc, you should ask for a referrall.
You may be someone who needs to change meds every few years. Are you in counseling? This may help too. The ones mentioned previuosly are possible but there are others. You can check the apa website at and look up antidepressant medication.
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Wt.

Suggest wellbutrin (bupropion) or zoloft or lexapro.

In brief: Wt.

Suggest wellbutrin (bupropion) or zoloft or lexapro.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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