Hi there and Welcome to HealingWell,
I dont take a combination myself but I know many people on here do. Different meds lend themselves better to combination than others... your doctor should know about this. Anti-Depressants were never intended for long term use either as single meds or combinations so I can see why your doctor has said this, but there are people who take a combination and have done for years. I think you need to go back to the doctor and start discussing this further. Also there are AD's out there that you have not mentioned. Zoloft / Sertraline and Effexor / Venlafaxine(sp) are quite common ones and are known to be quite effective. This might be something for you to consider.
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