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Cymbalta

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/ 145,808 posts
Other Names: Duloxetine

Venlafaxine

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/ 21,425 posts
Other Names: Effexor   Effexor XR
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 145,808 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 21,425 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... 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 Bobbie
March 27, 2014
Bobbie wrote
Carb Cravings on Cymbalta
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March 21, 2014
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March 18, 2014
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February 19, 2014
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February 14, 2014
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January 31, 2014
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What patients are saying about Cymbalta vs. Venlafaxine

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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...
Venlafaxine most probably is equally to Cymbalta
...Venlafaxine most...
venlafaxine or to Cymbalta.  Neither option...
...would be intolerable.) They \"recommended\" either switching to generic (non-time-released) venlafaxine or to Cymbalta.  Neither option is real comfortable for me.  I'm going to look...
off the cymbalta I reduced by 15 mg a week with no problems
Cymbalta is a very similar med ...SNRI for us. I switched from venlafaxine to cymbalta directly with ...I came off the cymbalta I reduced by 15 mg a week with no problems...
changing my meds from Venlafaxine to Cymbalta in 2 weeks...
...changing my meds from Venlafaxine to Cymbalta in 2 weeks &...
TO VENLAFAXINE??      ...
...CYMBALTA TO VENLAFAXINE??       I'm due to swith from cymalta to venlafaxine. Has anyone...
I switched from cymbalta to Venlafaxine. I couldn't sleep...
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...
from 300 venlafaxine to 90 Cymbalta. They are generally...
...switched from 300 venlafaxine to 90 Cymbalta. They are generally...
switched from venlafaxine to cymbalta. interested...
...recently switched from venlafaxine to cymbalta. interested in mus...
you switch from cymbalta to venlafaxine? Or from effexor...
...switch from cymbalta to venlafaxine? Or fr...
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