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Celexa

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Other Names: Citalopram   Cipramil   Seropram   Selexa

Effexor XR

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Other Names: Effexor   Venlafaxine
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 124,279 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 29,791 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By irishscottish
February 14, 2014
irishscottish wrote
celexa
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By Martha
November 14, 2013
Martha wrote
Effexor and intrusive thought of suicide
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By jeff
November 14, 2013
jeff wrote
celexa withdrawel and toothaches
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By HyperTyper
September 13, 2013
HyperTyper wrote
Effexor XR (skipping a tablet)
I also have CRAZY dreams if I miss a dose. In my dream I'm always trying to get somewhere but never make it - until some horrible thing happens and I wake up soaked with sweat.
Marge  |  May 18, 2014
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By Brodie Burma
August 18, 2013
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4 Years off of Effexor XR 75mg
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What patients are saying about Celexa + Effexor XR + Depression

485 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
I went from Celexa to Effexor-XR with no side effects. Went...
...went from Celexa to Effexor-XR with no side ...side effects. Back no Effexor-XR no side effects. Off Effexor-XR got dizziness and the depress...
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...
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...
   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 some.     ...
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...
...on 150 of effexor xr for ...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 vivid dreams the...
I took Celexa for a long time and recently decided...
...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...
wasn't working. I started Effexor XR two weeks ago and...
...made me slightly less anxious and way more depressed , I think. Perhaps I was just more depressed because I excepted it to work and felt nothing. I stopped cold turkey and had no side effects, so i...
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