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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 74,340 Zoloft 73,911 Wellbutrin 64,090
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Effexor
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Fluoxetine HCl
Other name: Effexor XR (Effexor XR)
Other name: Prozac (Prozac)
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6 / 10
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211,064
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OCD*
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Mood Swings*
Fibromyalgia*
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Night Sweats*
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Depression
OCD
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Bipolar Disorder*
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Major Depression
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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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Withdrawal
10
Weight Gain
5
Nausea
3
Dizzy
3
Addiction
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Suicidal
1
Sleepy
1
Drowsy
1
Seizures
1
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Numbness
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1
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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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" ...I started getting terrible anxiety a 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... "

" ...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... "

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

" ... ) after Fluoxetine stopped working for me. Im on day 3 now and up till now have felt no real side ...to do. Has anyone else had these awful feelings and are they to do with the efexor?... "

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

" ...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 effects. I don'... "

" I took effexor 150mg for 18 months. the ...so many days off work because of it. I switched to Fluoxetine, which is working well. If the effexor didn't have so many side effects, I would probably... "

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

" ...I was already taking fluoxetine and lithium for ...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 for you.... "

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" ...is because I'm swapping from fluoxetine to effexor. Pyschiatrist has warned that because of the fluoxetine, the side effects of the effexor could be magnified, so ...also form my panic attacks... "

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