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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 74,476 Zoloft 74,029 Wellbutrin 64,185
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Cymbalta
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Effexor XR
Other name: Duloxetine (Duloxetine)
Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
8 / 10
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8 / 10
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158,120
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Depression
Anxiety
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OCD*
Major Depression
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Fibromyalgia*
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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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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Sexual Dysfunction
1
Diabetes
1
Suicidal
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Arthritis
1
Suicidal Thoughts
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Suicide
1
Dry Mouth
1
Nightmares
1
Serotonin Syndrome
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Withdrawal
10
Weight Gain
5
Nausea
4
Dizzy
3
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Addiction
1
Sleepy
1
Drowsy
1
Suicidal
1
Nightmares
1
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About Cymbalta
Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive...
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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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effexor xr and it kept giving me suicide thoughts,,,but...
" ...effexor xr and it kept giving me suicide thoughts,,,but I am on cymbalta, and it's... "

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for me. Cymbalta did absolutely nothing. Effexor XR...
" ...very differently for me. Cymbalta did absolutely nothing. Effexor XR helped me a... "

any problems that I could tell. Switched from Effexor XR...
" ...any problems that I could tell. Switched from Effexor XR to Cymbalta because of side ...waiting for the Cymbalta to get into ...reduce my dosage of Xanax, and have only run into a few proble... "

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avoided. When I switched from Effexor XR to Serzone, it was...
" ...completely avoided. When I switched from Effexor XR to Serzone, it was tough. Some years later, I switched from Effexor XR to Cymbalta without any negative effects. It's possible that you'll... "

to Cymbalta with no noticeable side effects. Now of course,...
" ...George, I switched directly from Effexor XR to Cymbalta with no noticeable side effects. Now of course, I'm stuck on Cymbalta, but the Effexor XR had started causing my blood pressure to be very... "

Effexor XR specifically. It was very effective in combating...
" ...such as Effexor or Cymbalta was effective for me. I took Effexor XR specifically. It was very effective in combating my ...to my surroundings better. Effexor XR was a nightmare that... "

Effexor XR specifically. It was very effective in combating...
" ...such as Effexor or Cymbalta was effective for me. I took Effexor XR specifically. It was very effective in combating my ...to my surroundings better. Effexor XR withdrawal was a nightmare... "

you stopped taking Cymbalta you just stopped cold from 90 m...
" ...withdrawal symptoms while on Effexor XR including, ...you just switched; one day Effexor XR ...it that way? When you say you stopped taking Cymbalta you just stopped cold from 90 mg? Any... "

to Cymbalta, 60mg twice a day. It has been a miracle drug,...
" ...I was recently switched from Effexor XR, 225mg daily to Cymbalta, 60mg twice a day. It has been a miracle drug, BUT....there's always a but...I have the strangest thought. I'm obsessed with... "

anxiety. I went from cymbalta to effexor xr now back to...
" ...for me. I am on a combo of klonopin and xanax. They ...together. I also use Benadryl to sleep. At ...for anxiety. I went from cymbalta to effexor xr now back to cymbalta, which will hope... "

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