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Are Zoloft (sertraline) and luvox the same?

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Not exactly

They are both ssri medications for depression.
However, they have different chemical make ups and groups that respond to the medication.

In brief: Not exactly

They are both ssri medications for depression.
However, they have different chemical make ups and groups that respond to the medication.
Dr. Anthony Vertino
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: No

Sertraline (Zoloft/ Lustral) is an SSRI which is FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and body dysmorphic disorder.
Luvox (Fluvoxamine) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. However, it has been used off-label

In brief: No

Sertraline (Zoloft/ Lustral) is an SSRI which is FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and body dysmorphic disorder.
Luvox (Fluvoxamine) is approved by the FDA for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder. However, it has been used off-label
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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