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Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI)...Read on Wikipedia
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Effexor for Depression
We analyzed what people said about Effexor and compared it to other Depression medications
Effexor and Hypomania
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is very well controlled with Effexor and Abilify....
" My depression is very well controlled with Effexor and Abilify. My hypomania is well controlled as well, but I did have one hypomania squeak through when I was ...of Abilify. Then, after that hypomania... "
my hypomanic and insomniac at the higher doses, works great...
" ...working. I'm just weaning of Effexor as it made my hypomanic and insomniac at the higher doses, works great on my husband... "
A quite dangerous combination! Anyway, it went well...
" ...better coming off of the Effexor because being *on* it was ...such a strange way. I was becoming increasingly hypomanic and would rarely eat on effexor. A quite dangerous combination! Anyway, it went... "
I took Effexor. It's really quite amazing. I felt on top...
" Yeah, I've experienced hypomania quite a few times. ...was after I took Effexor. It's really quite... "
e; effexor. The first time I took it it did well, was on it...
" ...listed, I have only been on one; effexor. The first time I took it it did well, was on it for ...I took it I went hypomanic,... "
We added a BP med as the Effexor worked so well and...
" ...180/120 when I got put on Effexor. We added a BP med as the Effexor worked so well and I had trialed ...retrospect it made me hypomanic and that was mistaken for a good response. My pdoc... "
(sp?). Effexor once worked wonders for me, but now...
" I would give Effexor a try to, a SSNRI. ...the serotonin and norephridrene (sp?). Effexor once worked wonders for me, but now I cannot take SSRI's because it causes hypomania in me. It once fixed... "
back on Effexor, which was helpful but I know that is not...
" ...cant get any worse. I am tempted to go back on Effexor, which was helpful but I know that is not the best thing for my little hypomanic... "
I've tried several different meds and I felt the best...
" I like Effexor. I've tried several different meds and I felt the best on this one. But I got very hypomanic last spring. It felt wonderful ...and not depressed/GAD. I get hypomanic even off the med but I... "
en on Effexor for 2 weeks now, and it has been a miracle....
" ...stop. It stopped it alright--I switched into mania after about 4 days. I've been on Effexor for 2 weeks now, and it has been a miracle. I haven't felt this ...at home notices. I had a few... "
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