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Was prescribed Effexor to treat my Bipolar disorder. It...
...Bipolar disorder, effexor, bipolar Was prescribed Effexor to treat my Bipolar disorder. It worked...
Effexor didn't work for me because I am bipolar. I didn't...
PS: The Effexor didn't work for me because I am bipolar. I didn't have any side effects while ON it other than MASSIVELY increased libido ...months I started to have a headache that wouldn't go awa...
effexor for years because of my bipolar.  The good effects...
Hi scuba, I have been on effexor for years because of my bipolar.  The good effects do out...
on effexor years ago for bipolar disorder! I can't believe...
I was on effexor years ago for bipolar disorder! I can't believe you went off cold turkey. After...
been on Effexor for 10 years for my bipolar. If it doesn't...
I've been on Effexor for 10 years for my bipolar. If it doesn't work for you, and you want to stop, make sure...
and 200mg Topamax for migraine. Also take 300mg Quetiapine...
Hi I am on 150mg effexor for bipolar and 200mg Topamax for migraine. Also take 300mg Quetiapine for BPD. I have zero appetite! Consequently have no energy...
the withdrawal. What about switching to regular Effexor...
...We've been considering Effexor for my son who has bipolar I, Aspergers, and OCD. I've been concerned about the withdrawal. What about switching to regular Effexor that come...
to Effexor that clued my pDocs to the fact I was bipolar...
...and Effexor drove me insane. I was euphoric/hypomanic one day and sobbing incontrolably by the next evening. In fact, it is mostly my severe adverse reaction to Effexor that clued m...
Disorder - considering changing from Lamictal to Effexor,...
Bipolar Disorder - considering changing from Lamictal to Effexor, does anyone have any advice? You wouldn't necessarily have to change to an antipdepressant, but instead just add one to the...
wake promoting abilities in the day. I switched from Prozac...
...let my doc know in cased he missed it. Even though it has been good since I started. Mali from Stanford told me about effexor and explained it had wake promoting abilities in...
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