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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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In taking venlafaxine I had low libido but the anti...
" ...of venlafaxine and a switch to fluoxetine.  Keep all appointments and ...venlafaxine slowly.  In taking venlafaxine I had low libido but the anti anxiety and anti depressant effects made my life better... "

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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. ...time) and was prescribed Fluoxetine instead. I have found this helps a lot (at... "

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. ...of fluoxetine and then start... "

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cently started Venlafaxine for anxiety and I feel good on it...
" 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... "

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My NP has been reducing my venlafaxine and at the same time...
" My NP has been reducing my venlafaxine and at the same ...fluoxetine's at 10 daily.  Feeling anxious all the time, restless. ...go completely over to treating my condition with fluoxetine only.  Does this... "

help at all and made me ill having panic attacks alot more,...
" ...then i was 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 quite serious, i... "

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

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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... "

the past but they did no good what so ever. Back in 2...
" ...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...
" ...welcome to DWD. I was originally on fluoxetine, tapered over to venlafaxine, ...to taper back to fluoxetine, felt great again, so I refused to stop venlafaxine! Finally got the all-clear to take the two... "

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