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Which is better for anxiety - Zoloft or Paxil (paroxetine)?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
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In brief: Dependsontheperson

In some people, zoloft would work better and in some paxil (paroxetine) would work better,but in general wwould say that paxil (paroxetine) is better agent for anxiety

In brief: Dependsontheperson

In some people, zoloft would work better and in some paxil (paroxetine) would work better,but in general wwould say that paxil (paroxetine) is better agent for anxiety
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
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Dr. John cuong Doan
Both are SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) that have similar side effect profiles, so that needs to be taken into consideration. For pure anxiety disorders, Paxil is more effective than Zoloft, but I prefer Zoloft when there is mixed anxiety and depressive disorders.
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