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Is Agomelatine an SSRI? I’m not familiar with that specific name. Does Agomelatine have other names? I know anything that agonizes serotonin or increases it can sometimes give me worse focus issues; particularly the SSRI’s.

I had mixed experiences with SNRI’s. I HATED coming off them, but I did find a lot of short-term (probably 3 weeks I’d approximate) of helpful depression benefit. Tolerance is always really hard and for me taking SNRI’s and stimulants was absolutely impossible with the exception of caffeine or low dose Ritalin/Focalin timed away from the SNRI dose.

It’s really hard for me to be on Zoloft 75 mg, but I am just because it helps counter some of the neagtive side effects of the stims like appetite and sleep (to a degree).