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What Are Some Of The Least Unsafe Anti-Depressant Or Anti-Anxiety Meds?

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#1 Solauerbach


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Posted 20 December 2016 - 11:18 PM

im off cymablta for a few months after a long time of slowly tapering down
but im considering going on a different anti-depressant medication but i cant decide which one.
which ones have the least dangerous half-lives and which ones are less likely to give you hell when you get off it?

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 09:20 AM

The longer the half-life the better (less stressful) the withdrawal.


Best in my book is Lexapro, Prozac and Zoloft. Not in any particular order.


Worse are the SNRI family, Paxil, Effexor, Cymbalta, etc.


Just my opinion.

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 04:52 PM

Prozac has the longer half life. Followed by Zoloft.

Just try to stay away from SNRI's. You may try a mood stabilizer first, that could be enough.

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Posted 28 December 2016 - 10:14 AM

Buspar is a good low key anxiety med to try.

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