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Other name: Effexor XR (Effexor XR)
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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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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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months after my switch from Effexor to fluoxetine. I never...
" ...few months after my switch from Effexor to fluoxetine. I never touched it till I started to get suicidal feelings from my 5 - 10 mg fluoxetine updose trial last October/November.... "

at I was glad to get back on Effexor again. By the...
" ...share my own experience. I´ve sometimes tried to come off Effexor when it seems I´m ...got off Effexor by taking fluoxetine (Prozac) instead. After several ...back so strongly that I was glad to get... "

only went up to 150mg of effexor, and gradually reduced my...
" ...after the other. I had fluoxetine in between. I only went up to 150mg of effexor, and gradually reduced my dosage and switched to 40mg fluoxetine. It was hard, in... "

was on Effexor too but kept on reading things ab...
" Hi Janice, I was on Effexor too but kept on reading things about it being difficult to ...into quite a bad depression and this is when I went back to the Fluoxetine. J... "

was prescribed Venlefexine (efexor ) after Fluoxetine s...
" ...I was prescribed Venlefexine (efexor ) after Fluoxetine stopped working for me. Im on day 3 now and up till now have felt no real side effects. I take them at ...know what to do. Has anyone else... "

effect). I am now on effexor in the hope that it will...
" ...anxiety without doubt, and fluoxetine even helped my depression. Unfortunately i had to stop taking fluoxetine (sexual side effects - I didn't have ...nasty effect). I am now on effexor in the hope that... "

I am doing a lot better with virtually no side effects...
" ...Fluoxetine. I'm on Venlafaxine (Effexor) now and it's done wonders for me. I'm a little hungrier than normal but in comparison to where I was before I am doing a lot better with virtually no side... "

effexor 150mg for 18 months. the med in general, worked...
" I took effexor 150mg for 18 months. the med in general, worked ...work because of it. I switched to Fluoxetine, which is working well. If the effexor didn't have so many side... "

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" I have GAD and depression. I alternate ...and was super-buzzed and agitated, with insomnia and reduced appetite. But this was ...and I love it. I had tried fluoxetine, lexapro, and effexor, to no avail,... "

e next three weeks. So far so good. Glad Effexor works f...
" ...Effexor. I was already taking fluoxetine and lithium for bipolar ...complement to the fluoxetine. I'm looking forward to a fuller kick in over the next three weeks. So far so good. Glad Effexor works... "

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