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Effexor XR

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Other Names: Effexor   Venlafaxine

Prozac

Rx
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Other Names: Fluoxetine   Sarafem   Lovan   Prozac Weekly   Fontex
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 276,514 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By patomime
April 15, 2014
patomime wrote
prozac itchy scalp
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By Kenze
February 25, 2014
Kenze wrote
On Flouxetine(Prozac) For Depression And Bad symptoms in 2-4 days of taking it.
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By Martha
November 14, 2013
Martha wrote
Effexor and intrusive thought of suicide
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By sofia
October 24, 2013
sofia wrote
agresivness
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By HyperTyper
September 13, 2013
HyperTyper wrote
Effexor XR (skipping a tablet)
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By Maria
September 8, 2013
Maria wrote
Throat on fire!
I also experienced the same burning sensation, when I swalloed the flouxetine pill, and it lasted for over two hours. I drank hot tea and coffee I thought thathot liquid helped releive the burning that I felt in my throat.
Samantha  |  April 5, 2014
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By Carriegeo
September 8, 2013
Carriegeo wrote
Trich/prozac
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By Brodie Burma
August 18, 2013
Brodie Burma wrote
4 Years off of Effexor XR 75mg
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What patients are saying about Effexor XR vs. Prozac

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and am hoping to wean off VERY slowly and switch to Prozac...
...I am also on 300mg Effexor XR and am hoping to wean off VERY slowly and switch to Prozac. Good luck,...
has helped me in the past...for anxiety and obsessive...
Prozac has helped me in the past...for ...I am switching from Effexor XR ba...
and am hoping to wean off VERY slowly and switch to Prozac...
...am also on 300mg Effexor XR and am hoping to wean off VERY slowly and switch to Prozac. You may want to start the prozac before you've completely weaned ...think switching to the prozac is a wa...
Perhaps you could explain why you are changing from Prozac...
...XR can be difficult to discontinue. Perhaps you could explain why you are changing from Prozac. Are you doing ...correct that Prozac takes a ...active metabolite. Prozac isnt potent eno...
switched from Effexor XR (35 mg) to Prozac (20 mg) with no...
...XR (35 mg) to Prozac (20 mg) with no side effects whatsoever. The weight gain has stopped but I havent yet lost what I gained! The panic attacks are back, but tolerable. The depression is...
my med from effexor xr to prozac, with his knowledge...
...the dose. I just switched my med from effexor xr to prozac, with his knowledge of course....
many years on Prozac I switched to Effexor XR pre op. I had...
...on Prozac I switched to Effexor XR pre op. ...been on Lexapro since surgery and it works real...
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