Reps will promote Brisdelle (BRIS-del) as a new nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes

Reps will promote Brisdelle (BRIS-del) as a new nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes.

But it's not a new drug...it's just paroxetine in a 7.5 mg cap.

Low-dose SSRIs (paroxetine, etc) and SNRIs (venlafaxine, etc) have been used for years as an alternative to hormone therapy for hot flashes.

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