Our expert says:
There are many other highly effecive antidepressants, so no need to remain on Venlor, a drug I have never felt inclined to recommend. One needs to wean oneself off it gradually, probably while gradually starting an alternative medication for which there is a cheaper generic version --- but a good local GP or psychiatrist would be needed to help plan that most wisely. No herbal alternatives exist, except for St John's Wort whihc is like a milder version of Prozac, and may help mild depressions.
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