Desvenlafaxine: another "me too" drug?

  title={Desvenlafaxine: another "me too" drug?},
  author={Michael A. Sopko and Megan J. Ehret and Marina Grgas},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  volume={42 10},
OBJECTIVE To compare desvenlafaxine with its parent drug, venlafaxine, to determine the usefulness of this new medication. DATA SOURCES Information was obtained through a MEDLINE search (1966-June 2008) and from published abstracts. Search terms included desvenlafaxine, O-desmethylvenlafaxine, Pristiq, major depressive disorder, and venlafaxine. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA EXTRACTION All English-language studies and abstracts pertaining to desvenlafaxine and venlafaxine were considered for… CONTINUE READING