Our expert says:
I haven't come across problems with antidepressants causing nerve damage, and indeed antidepressants, including tricyclics can be used helpfully in treating some neuropathies and pain caused by nerves damaged, for instance, by diabetes.
When I googled " antidepressants causing nerve damage ", I found some 156,000 references, and all that I looked at were about the benefits of using antidepressants, especially tricyclics in TREATING various forms of painful nerve damage. Antidepressants can stimulate new nerve growth in some situations in which this would be useful
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