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madog12 posted:
I have been on methotrexate for a month now along with folic acid. So far no bad side effects. However the Sjogrens is driving me nuts. I just started Evoxac for the Sjogrens. Is anyone out there taking Evoxac if yes how long does it take to kick in. I feel myself experiencing some anxiety and depression.
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Scott Zashin, MD responded:
Evoxac may take several months to get maximum benefit, If you think it may be causing side effects, some of my patients have found that Salagen, a similar medication, while possibly less effective, may be better tolerated.


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