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Re: Do SSRI's cause dopamine depletion

Posted by sowhysosad on April 21, 2009, at 7:08:07

In reply to Re: Do SSRI's cause dopamine depletion, posted by Amelia_in_StPaul on April 20, 2009, at 17:03:12

> Not all of the SSRIs do the same thing. Fluoxetine has a different effect on dopamine than other SSRIs.

...which would explain why many people find they're more motivated and energetic on fluoxetine than with other SSRI's ("activating" in the marketing spiel), and why it seems to work pretty well for atypical depression.




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