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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 74,464 Zoloft 74,025 Wellbutrin 64,177
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Effexor
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Zoloft
Other name: Effexor XR (Effexor XR)
Other name: Sertraline (Sertraline)
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Depression
Anxiety
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Bipolar Disorder
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Panic
OCD*
GAD
Migraines*
Mood Swings*
Fibromyalgia*
Social Anxiety
ADHD*
ADD*
Night Sweats*
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Depression
Anxiety
Panic Attacks
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Bipolar Disorder*
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Angry*
Social Anxiety
ADHD*
GAD
Mood Swings*
Anxiety Attacks
Panic Disorder
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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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Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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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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Withdrawal
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Nausea
2
Dizzy
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Addiction
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal
1
Sleepy
1
Drowsy
1
Loss Of Libido
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About Effexor
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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About Zoloft
Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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and Zoloft-neither helped me and I hated the side effects...
" ...now. I've tried Paxil and Zoloft-neither helped me and I hated the side effects. Effexor has been great for me so far. The only side effect I've been having are nightmares. I... "

the Effexor. I gained weight on Effexor and the Zoloft is...
" ...too, and it has taken a long time to get it back down to normal. FWIW, Zoloft is working for me better than the Effexor. I gained weight on... "

a week and take a spin class. I also have ringing in my ears...
" ...and the sexual side effects were bad! I've been doing well on the zoloft but I can seem to lose weight. I play tennis 2 times a week, do boot camp 2 times a week and take a spin class. I also hav... "

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causes the same problems as the Zoloft in the sexual...
" ...the only antidepressant that does not cause sexual side effects. Effexor causes the same problems as the Zoloft in the sexual side effects ...of WelbutrinXL and Xanax. It is a great combo no dr... "

and Zoloft works. I don't have any side effects from it....
" Zoloft has been the best med for me. I've ...of other stuff and Zoloft works. I don't have any side effects from it. The problem with Zoloft is it tends to ...200mg Zoloft and am now switchin... "

better than the Zoloft. It works great for depression and...
" ...was on Zoloft and had to switch to Effexor because zoloft interferes with tamoxifen. But truth be told, I like the Effexor better than the Zoloft. It works great for depression and it is... "

Zoloft. I don't have any noticeable side effects. I take...
" ...had to switch from Zoloft to Effexor when I started tamoxifen. ...totally honest, I think I do better on the Effexor than I did on the Zoloft. I don't have any noticeable side effects. I take 75... "

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been on both Zoloft and Effexor, and I had the same problem...
" ...Effexor, and I had ...Zoloft for a while (about 6 months) the insomnia slowly got better over time. Everyone reacts to these drugs a little differently, you should talk to your doctor about it,... "

with Effexor? I was on 150mg of Zoloft prior to Effexor and...
" ...things. I wanted to know if anyone has had any GOOD experiences with Effexor? I was on 150mg of Zoloft prior to Effexor and it did nothing for me. Now on Effexor (75mg) I'm doing so much better and... "

I have taken both Zoloft and Effexor (not at the same time,...
" ...have taken both Zoloft and Effexor (not ...though ) I was on Zoloft 50mg before my ...flashes. I switched to Effexor (37.5mg) and that helped a lot. It doesn't seem to keep my emotions ... "

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