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Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
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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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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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aches. I was switched to low dose Prozac and have been on...
" ...see you are in Waterloo. I'm in Kitchener. I tried Effexor XR and had bad side effects including head aches. I was switched to low dose Prozac and have been on it for several years with... "

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r xr a few months ago, it made me sleepy, but after about...
" ...can complain about the sleepiness that comes with EFFEXOR XR. I've been transitioning from ...to 150 mg, no Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps with O/C. Also weight ... When I began Effexor... "

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Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I was literally...
" I was on Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I was literally ...new doctor who prescribed Prozac to help with the withdrawals, and my depression and anxiety. Needless to say, I love the Prozac--... "

ke any XR (Extended Release) medication. It doesn't work f...
" I took Effexor XR a few years ago ...me, everyone 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... "

Prozac but still *out there*. I hate it. I have been to...
" 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... "

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

to this I was on effexor xr which worked for a while and...
" I have been on zoloft and maxed out the ...worse. Prior to this I was on effexor xr which worked for a while and then stopped. Tried Prozac and had horrible side effects. So he wants to try this now... "

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

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

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ide effects. I was on effexor xr for 4 years and it worked...
" Recently I was put on Prozac, or the generic form. ...about 3 weeks) because I have these side effects. I was on effexor xr for 4 years and it worked well but I guess ...as well. With the prozac I seem... "

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