Which medications in the drug class Serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used in the treatment of Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Other Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies?

Updated: May 22, 2018
  • Author: Timothy C Parsons, MD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Serotoninergic antidepressants have had mixed reviews in the literature. Some of them have been reported to relieve painful sensory symptoms.

Paroxetine (Paxil)

Considered an alternative to TCAs, with fewer adverse anticholinergic and cardiovascular effects.


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