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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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Prozac 76,920 Zoloft 76,135 Wellbutrin 66,358
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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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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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Withdrawal
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Weight Gain
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Dizzy
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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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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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Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I was literally...
" ...on Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I ...who prescribed Prozac to help with the withdrawals, and my depression and anxiety. Needless to say, I love the Prozac-- it really works, and i... "

take any XR (Extended Release) medication. It doesn't work...
" ...Effexor XR a few ...is different. I've been taking good old Prozac for years with no issues. P.S. DS patients should not take any XR (Extended Release) medication. It doesn't work for us... "

on Prozac but still *out there*. I hate it. I have been...
" Ally I'm on Effexor XR (seventy-five mg) and yes, it does seem to cause very weird dreams. Not as weird as ...ones I had while on Prozac but still *out there*. I hate it. I have been told... "

ones, I ended up on Effexor XR which worked wonderfully for...
" ...be your experience.... My experience with Prozac was not good. I felt like a ...feelings entirely. I had problems sleeping, so I was ...of other ones, I ended up on Effexor XR which worked... "

to this I was on effexor xr which worked for a while and...
" ...zoloft ...while and then stopped. Tried Prozac and had horrible side effects. So he wants to try this now with the idea that we will have to up to the max and Possibly add ambilify or something... "

ones, I ended up on Effexor XR which worked wonderfully for...
" ...your experience.... My experience with Prozac was not good. ... [snip!] ... ...couple of other ones, I ended up on Effexor XR which worked wonderfully for me. I took Effexor for over a year.... "

xr made me more depressed and I ended up attempting suicide...
" ...me completely manic/psychotic. Effexor xr made me more depressed and I ended up attempting suicide. Lexapro made me ...me manic, Prozac made no difference one way or another. Lithium has... "

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side effects. I was on effexor xr for 4 years and it worked...
" ...I was put on Prozac, or the ...3 weeks) because I have these side effects. I was on effexor xr for 4 years and it worked well but I ...well. With the prozac I seem to have dry eyes and tir... "

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did not have the side effects I was seeing from Prozac (low...
" I asked my Doctor to change me from Prozac, 40 mg a day to something that did not have the side effects I was seeing from Prozac (low sexual desire), he changed me to Effexor XR, 75 mg. to get rid... "

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from my head. Effexor XR is better. At higher doses, both...
" ...for everyone, but Prozac gave me headaches and tinnitus. Regular effexor made ...my head. Effexor XR is better. At higher ...word retreival problems. Vivid dreams have come with Prozac an... "

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