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Effexor

Rx
/ 196,075 posts
Other Names: Effexor XR   Venlafaxine

Viibryd

Rx
/ 8,230 posts
Other Names: vilazodone
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 196,075 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 8,230 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
Vilazodone (marketed as Viibryd) is an Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant developed by Clinical Data, Inc for the treatment of major depressive disorder. The chemical compound was originally developed by Merck KGaA (Germany).By 2... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Soundhaven
March 19, 2014
Soundhaven wrote
Generic of Klopipin, Wellbutrin, and Viibryd
May I suggest you find a doctor who will help wean you off chemicals using natural amino acid and high levels of nutritional therapy?
andrea  |  April 6, 2014
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By brit25us
February 8, 2014
brit25us wrote
I can't remember anything anymore
Had same problem
March 29, 2014
After a few weeks of being on the 40mg dose I noticed I was very forgetful, with little things, short term memory things....
Stacy  |  February 13, 2014
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By Another headache
January 30, 2014
Another headache wrote
Viibrid and heart racing
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By Fabs
December 1, 2013
Fabs wrote
Cipralex vs Effexor
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By Rebecca Gliserman
November 16, 2013
Rebecca Gliserman wrote
Nose bleeding with start of Viibryd. I have been on for 2 days.
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By Betsy
November 7, 2013
Betsy wrote
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By Hopeless
September 13, 2013
Hopeless wrote
PVCS and Inverted T waves on ekg after taking viibryd
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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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By DOROTHY
August 11, 2013
DOROTHY wrote
YOU CAN MIX NOT ALWAYS ONE DRUG IS THE ANSWER
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What patients are saying about Effexor vs. Viibryd

410 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
worse that when I was on the Effexor. I am really irritable...
I too just got off years of Effexor and was put on Viibryd by my new pdoc. I ...worse that when I was on the Effexor. I am really irritable as well with no...
worse that when I was on the Effexor. I am really irritable...
I too just got off years of Effexor and was put on Viibryd by my new pdoc. I have not seen any ...worse that when I was on the Effexor. I am really irritable as well with no...
to Viibryd. Now I feel like a psycho PMS enraged female...
...pain in my joints especially ...reason my Dr switched me from a long term Effexor/ Prestiq therapy to Viibryd. Now I feel like a psycho PMS enraged female ...about an hour after taking the V...
since I stopped Effexor and started Viibryd. I had diahrea...
...Viibryd. I had diahrea the first week then it stopped. Take Immodium AD the first week. As for how I feel, it is more sedating than snri's, it feels like celexa. I will wait for 6 weeks to see how ...
am switching from viibryd to effexor. Cross tapering wasn't...
...am switching from viibryd to effexor. Cross tapering wasn't...
effexor cold turkey and went straight to Viibryd with no...
...on lexapro tomorrow.. cold turkey. Oh and Viibryd DID NOT help at all with my anxiety. I think it's actually worse. I quit effexor cold turkey and went straight to Viibryd with no problems. I'm...
on viibryd, switched to effexor 150mg yesterday, lamictal...
Was on viibryd, switched to effexor 150mg yesterday, lamictal 200mg, topamax...
and if it doesn't work I can go back on my beloved Viibryd
...finally off of the effexor after I had no ...taking my meds. Doctor switched me to pristiq- last one I have to try and if it doesn't work I can go back on my beloved Vii...
came back horribly so my doc switched me to this Viibryd...
...for reviews on Viibryd and was able ...breastfeeding I went back on the Effexor which worked for a couple months but my irritability came back horribly so my doc switched me to this Viibryd. Tha...
switched from Effexor XR to Viibryd? I've been totally...
...switched from Effexor XR to Viibryd? I've been totally off the Effexor for 5 days ...and adding the Viibryd with 3 days left on the Effexor. Just upped from ...of the Effexor: tingling/itch...
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