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Effexor

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/ 195,962 posts
Other Names: Effexor XR   Venlafaxine

Lexapro

Rx
/ 214,200 posts
Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 195,962 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 214,200 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio... Read more on Wikipedia
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By miss dinguette
March 31, 2014
miss dinguette wrote
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
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By Lauren
February 17, 2014
Lauren wrote
Lexapro and Hiccups
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By Fabs
December 1, 2013
Fabs wrote
Cipralex vs Effexor
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By Amanda
November 27, 2013
Amanda wrote
Antidepressants I
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By dirk cunnington
September 10, 2013
dirk cunnington wrote
In praise of Effexor - wonder of wonders
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By Elizabeth
September 6, 2013
Elizabeth wrote
Effexor & Swollen Feet
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By judy
September 1, 2013
judy wrote
i have lost my mind completely
I understand what you are saying and how you feel. I think my son cares as well as a few other people but they are just tired of hearing it. I know I am and I'll bet you are too. I don't have any magic words. I wish I did.
Bonnie  |  March 27, 2014
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What patients are saying about Effexor vs. Lexapro

12,149 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
raised my blood pressure (a side effect of effexor) and I...
...I went from lexapro to effexor but he effexor raised my blood pressure (a side effect of effexor) and I...
them with Effexor until I switched to Lexapro and the hives...
...because I developed severe hives several months into Effexor. I didn't associated them with Effexor until I switched to Lexapro and the ...later). But Effexor worked well for...
as though the Effexor wasn't working. Now he is FINALLY...
My husband just changed from Lexapro to Effexor. It has been really ...as though the Effexor wasn't working. Now ...
Efexor. He said that the switch between Efexor to Lexapro...
...they got me to stop taking the Efexor. He said that the switch between Efexor to Lexapro should be quite ...side effects.. I had baad withdrawal symptoms when i would forget Efexor for like a...
to lexapro.. effexor definately helps the panic..but i...
...thinking now bout switching from effexor to lexapro.. effexor definately helps the panic..but i feel i could be better.. and good news.... dear bf has been on lexapro for almost 2 weeks...
at that point Lexapro wasn't helping me anymore though...
Whenever I changed from Lexapro to Effexor the inpatient Pdoc put ...Lexapro (30 mg) and put me on Effexor, I suppose you can ...clear at that point Lexapro wasn't helping me anymore though...
switching me to effexor from lexapro, as lexapro seems to...
...is considering switching me to effexor from lexapro, as lexapro seems to be having less...
me to lexapro from effexor and my anxiety is unbearable....
...had a bad reaction to lexapro? Dr. changed me to lexapro from effexor and my anxiety ...
me to effexor while titrsting down on the lexapro, with...
...of lexapro before deciding it wasn't going to work and switching me to effexor while titrsting down on the lexapro,...
start the Effexor, just be prepared for some mild adverse...
...start the Effexor, just be ...effects from stopping the Lexapro and starting the Effexor. Gonna ...
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