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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 76,581 Zoloft 75,837 Wellbutrin 66,059
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Effexor XR
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Prozac
Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl (Fluoxetine HCl)
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7 / 10
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32,258
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Depression
Anxiety
Pain*
Bipolar Disorder
Panic Attacks
GAD
Panic
Hot Flashes
OCD*
Major Depression
Social Anxiety
Mood Swings*
Fibromyalgia*
Migraines*
ADD*
ADHD*
Night Sweats*
IBS*
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Depression
OCD
Bipolar Disorder*
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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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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 ...
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Top Concerns
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Withdrawal
10
Weight Gain
5
Nausea
4
Dizzy
3
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Sleepy
1
Addiction
1
Drowsy
1
Suicidal
1
Nightmares
1
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Withdrawal
4
Addiction
1
Nausea
1
Suicidal
1
Dizzy
1
Suicide
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Sleepy
1
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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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About Prozac
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 ...
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only side effect I had. Then I had the ginomous weight gain...
" ...on Effexor XR 75mg for 4 years. I always took my dose in the mroning on an empty stomach. It worked better for me. I slept alot the first two weeks. That was the only side effect I had. Then I ha... "

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XR, and now that I know about the withdrawal problems...
" ...years ago. That's when I started taking Effexor XR, and now that I know about the withdrawal problems, I want to get ...own time-frame. I loved Prozac. The rest of them didn't help and Paxil... "

xr but I switched to prozac for the surgery. I've lost...
" ...gained alot of effexor xr but I switched to prozac for the surgery. I've ...surgery yet) on prozac so I don't ...of people losing weight on ... "

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In fact I am switching from Effexor XR back to Prozac....
" Prozac has helped me in the past...for anxiety ...am switching from Effexor... "

I have taken effexor xr, prozac, ativan, klonopin. Lexapro...
" ...I have taken effexor xr, prozac, ativan, klonopin. ...could fall asleep on, Prozac kept me up. I think it is a good med, the only side effect I did suffer from was sexual side effects ***** can ... "

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Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps with O/C....
" ...too can complain about the sleepiness that comes with EFFEXOR XR. I've been transitioning from Prozac to EFFEXOR, so this ...150 mg, no Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps with O/C.... "

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because the prozac gave me too many problems with clenching...
" ...generic prozac for 2 weeks only and switched to effexor xr because the prozac gave me too many problems with clenching my jaw. The 37.5 mg effexor xr gave me ...occasionally have weird dreams n... "

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150 mg taken in the morning. I love that this drug is great...
" ...been switched from Prozac to Effexor XR. My current dose is 150 mg taken in the morning. I love that this drug is great for ...am having with the titration is being sick to my stomach after... "

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and am feeling the same thing you were...racing thoughts...
" ...I am on Effexor XR 300mg and am feeling the same thing you were...racing thoughts and jaw clenchin... "

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For me, Effexor XR was much better for sexual...
" ...to combat sexual side effects on Prozac and it helped significantly. For me, Effexor XR was much better for sexual side... "

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