Our expert says:
ALL current antidepressants suit some people better than others, and all have a range of side-effects which can be really troublesome for some of us, and don't bother others of us. And its not practical to predict in advance which will to what to whom. How annoying !
All drugs which act on Serotonin, including Cilift and venlafaxine, can cause gastric symptoms, including nausea and stomach upsets.
A new antidepressant, recently released in SA, Agomelatine ( chemical name ) works differently, and mainly on a different chemical system involving melatonin, and seems to earlier help sleep problems, and does NOT have sexual side-effects or weight gain.
Any Ad that improves depression and anxiety should have the potentiasl to help your IBS, rather than worsen it, IF it is being effective in that particular person
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