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Is duloxetine more effective than the ssris?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

The best medication is the one that works for you.

In brief: Depends

The best medication is the one that works for you.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sometimes

Duloxetine is more effective than ssris for treatment of chronic pain.
For depression it is equally effective. However, individuals may respond more to one drug than to another.

In brief: Sometimes

Duloxetine is more effective than ssris for treatment of chronic pain.
For depression it is equally effective. However, individuals may respond more to one drug than to another.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: For pain, yes!

For depression, it is a toss up and depends on the patient.
But duloxetine treats pain-a plus!

In brief: For pain, yes!

For depression, it is a toss up and depends on the patient.
But duloxetine treats pain-a plus!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: No

The ssris r effective but some depressions seem to a drug that can also block the reuptake of norepinephrine--this is hoe we conceptualize it--we don't know 4 sure.

In brief: No

The ssris r effective but some depressions seem to a drug that can also block the reuptake of norepinephrine--this is hoe we conceptualize it--we don't know 4 sure.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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