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Celexa vs Effexor

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Other name: Citalopram (Citalopram)
Other name: Effexor XR (Effexor XR)
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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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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
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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to effexor, i slept great on celexa, and now terrible...
" ...switched from celexa to effexor, i slept great on celexa, and now terrible on effexor so far. I wonder if i should go back to celexa and try the... "

had terrible sexual side effects from Celexa but am...
" ...so funny to read this...I had terrible sexual side effects from Celexa but am doing great on Effexor! I've never heard about the... "

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much gone also. Celexa also gives me awesome vivid dreams...
" I switched from effexor to celexa a few ...have now been on Celexa for over 6 months). My social anxiety is pretty much gone, panic attacks are pretty much gone also. Celexa also gives me... "

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stomach. I had horrible jaw grinding with Celexa and I only...
" I started Effexor 2 weeks ago and I feel great! I haven't experienced any ...full stomach. I had horrible jaw grinding with Celexa and I only have it slightly with Effexor. I do feel a little sleepy, but... "

weight. Now I'm on celexa, I like it a lot better. Have you...
" I was on effexor at first. It worked well, but I started to gain a lot of weight. Now I'm on celexa, I like it a... "

I did gain on Celexa....had terrible carb cravings....The...
" ...take 37.5 mg of Effexor for flashing.....and it also helps with mood.....I havent noticed the weight gain. I did gain on... "

it a week so i don't know how it will go. No side effects...
" I was taking effexor but i felt like it wasn't helping much, i was already at ...just been switched to celexa but i havn't quite been on it a week so i don't know how it will... "

months and I felt no change in my depression & anxiety....
" I was on Celexa for several months and I felt no change in my depression & anxiety. My doctor switched my meds to Effexor which worked for me. Sometimes it takes time to get... "

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Celexa worked great for a while but then I started...
" my doc just changed my meds from Celexa to Effexor because Celexa is not working for me. The only thing it ...my depression or anxiety. Celexa worked great for a while but then I started experiencing a... "

and put on Celexa. It was wonderful at pulling me out...
" So....I was initially dx'd with depression and put on Celexa. It was wonderful at pulling me out of hell. So my pdoc got it right and wrong on the first shot, because now... "

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