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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 76,397 Zoloft 75,644 Wellbutrin 65,890
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Cymbalta
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Venlafaxine
Other name: Duloxetine (Duloxetine)
Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
8 / 10
Satisfaction
6 / 10
Satisfaction
161,205
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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
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Diabetes
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Suicidal
1
Arthritis
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Suicide
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Dry Mouth
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Nightmares
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Serotonin Syndrome
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Withdrawal
10
Weight Gain
3
Nausea
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Dizzy
3
Addiction
1
Suicidal
1
Psychotic
1
Drowsy
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Sedation
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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 Venlafaxine
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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for us. I switched from venlafaxine to cymbalta directly...
" Cymbalta is a very similar med ...for us. I switched from venlafaxine to cymbalta directly with no ...med gave me problems. When I came off the cymbalta I reduced by 15 mg a week with no pro... "

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... 12 yrs & Ins. Co. wants me to change to venlafaxine...
" ...pain like Cymbalta does? I have been taking Cymbalta about? ... 12 yrs & Ins. Co. wants me to change to venlafaxine because it is less ...beginning I have never had a problem with Cymbalta. I tr... "

Now I take venlafaxine which works also and isn't...
" ...I was on Cymbalta, it helped me I immensely. I had to stop it bc of insurance. Now I take venlafaxine which works also and isn't as expensive.... "

me Cymbalta was effective as am anti-depressant but after...
" ...me Cymbalta was effective as am anti-depressant ...up' so I was switched to venlafaxine xl which was also effective but without the sedation. In my experience cymbalta also gave ungodly constipa... "

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Cymbalta worked as a magnificent AD for me (with...
" ...higher risk for Bipolar patients. Cymbalta worked as a magnificent AD for me (with risperidone), but it ...the wall. Amitriptyline and venlafaxine however did nothing for me. Still, I w... "

SWITCHED FROM CYMBALTA TO VENLAFAXINE?? I'm due to swith...
" ...FROM CYMBALTA TO VENLAFAXINE?? I'm due to swith from cymalta to venlafaxine. Has anyone done... "

sleep on Cymbalta and they made me feel drugged....
" Hi, I switched from cymbalta to Venlafaxine. I couldn't sleep on Cymbalta and they made me feel drugged. By far the best med I have taken. I live in the UK and our taxes... "

worse than before I went onto Cymbalta( I had to come off...
" ...else experienced increasing anxiety 2-3 weeks after increasing their dosage of Cymbalta. I was on ...before I went onto Cymbalta( I had to come off venlafaxine due to high blood pressure} and I... "

and will be coming off to go on Venlafaxine. The Cymbalta...
" ...Cymbalta (Duloxetine) and will be coming off to go on Venlafaxine. The Cymbalta isn't doing much for my depression, initially I felt ...my period. Cymbalta caused me to have heavy periods last... "

from 300 venlafaxine to 90 Cymbalta. They are generally...
" ...switched from 300 venlafaxine to 90 Cymbalta. They are generally... "

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