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Re: feelin bad again mstar

Posted by SalArmy4me on May 16, 2001, at 0:32:21

In reply to feelin bad again, posted by mstar on May 15, 2001, at 12:20:21

Effexor has dose-dependent effects on the uptake pumps for serotonin and then norepinephrine. At 75-150 mg/day, venlafaxine is predominantly a serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) like the SSRIs. At 300 mg/day, it produces comparable norepinephrine uptake inhibition to an NSRI such as desipramine...Your depressed brain may be lacking that norepinephrine boost gained only by a higher dose of Effexor {thus, this may be why the Effexor does not work for you right now}.




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