Newer antidepressants for hot flashes

Charles L. Loprinzi, Debra L. Barton, Deborah J. Rhodes, Dietlind L. Wahner-Roedler

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Venlafaxine is the most studied and most effective nonhormonal therapy for hot flashes in the US. Experience with this drug and anecdotal and pilot data have prompted investigation of similar agents. The optimal agent for relief of menopausal symptoms remains to be determined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-70
Number of pages10
JournalEmergency Medicine
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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