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Fluoxetine

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Other Names: Prozac   Sarafem   Lovan   Fludac   Prozac Weekly

Venlafaxine

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Other Names: Effexor   Effexor XR
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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ... Read more on Wikipedia
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
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By Snaggie
August 13, 2014
Snaggie wrote
Fluoxetine
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By jenny
June 9, 2014
jenny wrote
dont miss any days taking this tablet!!!! I ran out it was horrendous :(
I fully agree, and know exactly what you mean!
Kina  |  August 24, 2014
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By Earl
February 14, 2014
Earl wrote
venlafaxine and rum-punch blackout
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By PsiquèIsAlm
November 14, 2013
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What patients are saying about Fluoxetine + Venlafaxine + Anxiety

188 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
bad experiences with venlafaxine and sertraline. Everyone...
...hear if anyone had anything like this. I can't get a doctors appointment for 4 days. You do need to give it at LEAST a couple of weeks to kick in. But if you still feel ...
help at all and made me ill having panic attacks alot more,...
...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 quite serious, i get suicidal...
I am doing a lot better with virtually no side effects...
...is that most people can take higher doses of the medication I'm on now than Fluoxetine. I'm on Venlafaxine (Effexor) now and it's done wonders for me. I'm a little hungrier than normal but in...
Fluoxetine and after feeling increasingly suicidal after...
...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...
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...
bad experiences with venlafaxine and sertraline. Everyone...
...then the medication may not agree with you. I do well with fluoxetine but have had bad experiences with venlafaxine and sertraline. Everyone reacts differently, you just have to...
venlafaxine which, again, worked for a while then I was...
...needs. Personally, I was first prescribed fluoxetine. It worked for a while but eventually became ineffective. I was then given venlafaxine which, again, worked for a while then I was switched...
experiencing discontinuation symptoms from venlafaxine and...
...probably experiencing discontinuation symptoms from venlafaxine and some start-up side effects from fluoxetine. The good news is that fluoxetine can be ...come off fluoxetine. It is...
the fact is been taking venlafaxine 150mg for 3 years to...
...then be put down to 20mg fluoxetine. I'm not sure how that's going to go, I'm just sick of life being a constant struggle & have that feeling of dread everyday it's horrible I'm still desperate for...
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