Effexor XR: Is it really as good as they say it is?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 1, January 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
… psychiatric research standards, the numbers were huge: 851 patients in the Effexor XR group, 748 in the SSRI group (Prozac, Paxil, and Luvox), and 446 in the placebo group. The doses of comparator SSRIs were robust enough to mirror what we actually use in clinical practice, and treatment duration was reasonable, between 6 and […]