Share your experience
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI)...Read on Wikipedia
4.05 0.5 233081
Based on medical discussions around the web
Rate it yourself
Your rating has been added!
Effexor for Depression
We analyzed what people said about Effexor and compared it to other Depression medications
content loaded dynamically
We found 2,011 discussions
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... "
Your Saved Posts ()
Sign up to keep them
Is this page helpful?
Send us feedback
Are you (or someone you care for) currently taking this drug?