Effexor News

Eating more fruits and vegetables may be an alternative to SNRIs like Effexor

November 15th, 2013

A recent review published in Nutritional Neuroscience has found that eating more fruits and vegetables may be part of a health alternative to antidepressants in a class known as serotonin norepinephrine inhibitors (SNRIs) such as Effexor. Foods such as apples, berries, grapes, kale, onions and green tea could all contribute to treating depression. More »

Canada certifies class action Paxil birth defects lawsuit

December 6th, 2012

A Canadian woman’s Paxil lawsuit has been certified as a class action, the first in Canada for birth defects related to antidepressants. Faith Gibson alleges that drug manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline failed to warn patients and doctors that its antidepressant Paxil could increase the risks of severe birth defects after her daughter was born with a hole in her heart. More »

Forest Laboratories files for FDA approval of new antidepressant drug

September 28th, 2012

Forest Laboratories has filed for marketing approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new antidepressant drug levomilnacipran, which is in the same class of drugs as the antidepressant Effexor. The drugs are classified as serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). More »

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