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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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Prozac 73,485 Zoloft 73,156 Wellbutrin 63,291
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Cipralex
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Effexor
Other name: Lexapro (Lexapro)
Other name: Effexor XR (Effexor XR)
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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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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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Addiction
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About Cipralex
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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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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I was treated for depression with Effexor and it worked very well. Subsequently , I developed a really bad insomnia. After many unsuccessful attempts with various drugs, my doctor gave me Cipralex and my life was instantly changed. I have been taking Cipralex for the last 3 years ( I am on 5 mg a day now) and I will never stop taking it. My doctor says some people simply do not produce enough serotonin ( like some people do not produce enough insulin ) which causes many problems. Now I sleep like a log, I am not carried away by my emotions and rages which I could not control before. I work much better. I am happy. My doctor says this is how I would be and feel if I naturally produced my serotonin.
Spudz
July 5, 2014
I was first treated with Cipralex, for Depression NOS, but it made me numb/depressed after 3 weeks. I eventually self-diagnosed with cylothymic disorder and my new pdoc has me on Effexor. It has almost instantly knocked out my ptsd. There are usually a couple days of exhaustion and restlessness when raising dosage. Despairing thoughts no longer frequent the mind. Course of treatment -1 year.

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" ...was constantly stressed and then one day i felt much better. About 3 weeks after i started. Honestly though i dont like cipralex. Effexor was better for me and even it didnt work all that well. "

" I switched to Effexor from Cipralex about 8 ...physical activity. I suffered no side effects when I was on the Cipralex either. I sometimes worry ...up the doses on Effexor with no problems at... "

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" ...Cipralex once too and immediately gained 20 lbs in a month,now I am on Effexor and gained weight again. ...stick with Effexor for now... "

" ...Anyone have any experience switching from effexor to cipralex? I've developed an allergy ...up as my symptoms are on the effexor allerg... "

" Cipralex I recently switched from effexor to cipralex and I've noticed a HUGE difference in my social anxiety, the effexor helped with my general anxiety symptoms but did nothing for... "

" ...switch back to cipralex. My psychiatrist wont change my meds and ...i have on effexor. How can i wean off of effexor and start cipralex safely? I have been on cipralex before and it worked well ... "

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" i have tried efexor, cymbalta and cipralex, neither worked well, i had to many sideeffects and i felt numb. now i am on wellbutrin retard, and they work. I dont feel numb anymore, i still have... "

" ...this year (2014). My doctor did a quick taper switching the Paxil to Effexor. That did not work. Within six weeks, I was a basket case. Switched from Effexor to Cipralex which I have been on... "

" ...switched from Cipralex to Effexor I had one tapered down and went immediately on to the other one, thus always having medication in my system. That worked for me and I had no side effects.... "

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