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Anxiety (also called angst or worry) is a Psychology and Physiology state characterized by Somatic nervous system, emotion...
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Xanax 125,531 Zoloft 74,473 Klonopin 72,379
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Fluoxetine HCl
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Venlafaxine
Other name: Prozac (Prozac)
Other name: Effexor (Effexor)
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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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Venlafaxine I went away, read about it and decided I could...
" I share your anxieties and when I was prescribed Venlafaxine I went away, read about it and decided I could not take it. ...and was prescribed Fluoxetine instead. I have found this helps a lot (at... "

wean myself off of fluoxetine and then start on Venlafaxine...
" ...my antidepressants changed. The Fluoxetine has not been working for me and only really takes the edge off of my anxiety, doesn't touch the depression. ...fluoxetine and then sta... "

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recently started Venlafaxine for anxiety and I feel good on...
" Good When are you expected to be done and start on just fluoxetine? I recently started Venlafaxine for anxiety and I feel good on it- but I've... "

help at all and made me ill having panic attacks alot more,...
" ...put venlafaxine which didnt help at all and made me ill having panic attacks alot more, then i got put on fluoxetine which has help alot although the side effects are ...being taking off fluoxet... "

I was given Venlafaxine and they made me feel sick quite...
" ...first taking Fluoxetine and after feeling increasingly suicidal after only ...I was given Venlafaxine and they made me feel sick quite a lot..since I have anxiety about being sick, this just see... "

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working. Venlafaxine been effective for me in combination...
" Fluoxitine helped me for several years but then stopped working. Venlafaxine been effective for me in combination with mirtazapine. Citalipram made me dozy and more anxious. As... "

in the past but they did no good what so ever. Back...
" ...the reply :) I've been on Citalopram and Venlafaxine in the past but they did no good what so ever. Back in 2007 i was on Fluoxetine again and they did great for me the 6... "

got the all-clear to take the two together, its a brilliant...
" ...I was originally on fluoxetine, tapered ...back to fluoxetine, felt great again, so I refused to stop venlafaxine! Finally got the all-clear to take the two together, its a brilliant combination... "

b) Will it make me gain weight/appetite. Because...
" ...switching me from fluoxetine to venlafaxine ...on and off fluoxetine last time I became suicidal and my mood ...going on the venlafaxine? b) Will it make me gain weight/appetite. Because I... "

I finally ended up on some that worked called venlafaxine...
" ...For example fluoxetine tipped me over the edge, citralopram didn't work, mirtazipine made me completely lose my appetite and I finally ended up on some that worked called venlafaxine. So it... "

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