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Depression

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Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person's thoughts, behavior, feelings and physical well-b...
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Common Depression treatments discussed around the web
Prozac 74,398 Zoloft 73,960 Wellbutrin 64,130
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Celexa
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Effexor XR
Other name: Citalopram (Citalopram)
Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
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8 / 10
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132,257
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Depression
Panic Attacks*
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Bipolar Disorder*
OCD*
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GAD*
Social Anxiety*
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Depression
Anxiety
Pain*
Bipolar Disorder
Panic Attacks
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OCD*
Major Depression
Social Anxiety
Mood Swings*
Fibromyalgia*
ADD*
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ADHD*
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Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) class. First introduced by Wyeth in 1993, now marketed by Pfizer, it is licensed for the treatment of major depressive ...
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Withdrawal
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About Celexa
Citalopram ( trade names: Celexa, Cipramil) is an antidepressant Medication of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It has U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat Major depressive disorder, and is prescr...
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About Effexor XR
Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) class. First introduced by Wyeth in 1993, now marketed by Pfizer, it is licensed for the treatment of major depressive ...
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we found that Effexor XR did well for both my depression...
" Celexa was horrible for me. It actually increased my anxiety a lot, but meds work differently for different people. ...the end, we found that Effexor XR did well for both my depression and PTSD... "

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I am on Effexor XR now and has helped some. Good...
" ...Depression is frustrating. I tried Prozac and that made me jittery. Celexa gave me some GI problems but helped other wise. I am on Effexor XR now and has helped... "

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taking Effexor XR for about 13 weeks now. It works after a...
" ...Effexor XR for about 13 weeks now. It works ...activating at doses of 150 mg and up (I've tried up to 225 mg). It does not make me feel spaced out, but results vary. It also limits my depress... "

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things. I have been on Effexor XR for 2 weeks, not long...
" Hi. I just got off celexa because of hallucinations & panic attack & ...awful things. I have been on Effexor XR for 2 weeks, not ...noticed any change in my depression or weight, but I... "

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i took it at 112.5mg but even on thise dose it isn't working...
" ...150mg. it used to work last time i took it at 112.5mg but even on thise dose it isn't working right. i've tried zoloft had horrible nausea and headaches, had the same with celexa, and so... "

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dj dj, Effexor-XR has really helped me with depression and...
" ...is different That I know but as there is so much discussion here of what is not working for folks it would be nice to have a thread on what DOES work and for which conditions, even if one's mi... "

savers for me. I've tried Celexa, Prozac and Luvox with...
" ...and Zoloft (150 mg) have been life savers for me. I've tried Celexa, Prozac and Luvox with no success in the past. Zoloft helped reduce my depression and Effexor completely got rid of it PLUS helpe... "

I have been on 150 of effexor xr for over two years. My doc...
" ...effexor xr for over two years. My doc switched me to celexa. I cold turkeyed the eff a week ago and replaced with the 20mg of celexa. The only thing I noticed is I am less depressed and I get some... "

xr made me more depressed and I ended up attempting suicide...
" ...have a mixed episode and attempt suicide once again. Celexa made me manic, Prozac made no difference one way or another. Lithium has anti-suicidal properties however I was on 1800mg and ended up... "

XR. Has anyone used this?? Has it worked for you??...
" ...I took Celexa for a long time ...wasn't working any more.? I was really depressed and couldn't seem to ...now transisitioning me to Effexor XR. Has anyone used this?? Has it worked for you... "

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