Patients not horsing around when change of antidepressant makes them feel worse

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Patients not horsing around when change of antidepressant makes them feel worse

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New Zealand Doctor

<span>Photo by <a href="https://unsplash.com/@erindolson?utm_source=unsplash&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_content=creditCopyText">Erin Dolson</a> on <a href="/s/photos/horse?utm_source=unsplash&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_content=creditCopyText">Unsplash</a></span>
“My horse doesn’t like me any more,” one of GP William Ferguson’s patients told him after switching from a branded anti-depressant to a generic [photo: Erin Dolson/Unsplash]
Switching to generics works very well for just about every drug. But, with psychotropic drugs, the literature contains recurring themes of patients de
References

Ferguson W, Clapshaw L. Study of mental health outcomes associated with different brands of venlafaxine at the Kumeu medical centre from January 2017 to October 2018. Ther Adv Psychopharmacol 2020;10:1–12. Online 26 May.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2045125320927309