5-HTP vs Effexor

5-HTP
Effexor
Other name: 5-Hydroxytryptophan 5-Hydroxytryptophan
Other name: Effexor XR Effexor XR
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
4.9
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
3.4
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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Effexor (generic name: venlafaxine) is a popular antidepressant that increases serotonin and noradrenaline. It is mostly used for depression and anxiety disorders. As with most ant...
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5-H
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Addiction
1
Drowsiness
1
Dizziness
1
Mood Swings
1
Euphoria
1
Vivid Dreams
1
Grogginess
1
Nightmares
1
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Eff
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Weight Gain
4
Nausea
3
Dizziness
2
Head Zaps
2
Addiction
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Drowsiness
1
Seizures
1
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1
1
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1
1
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1
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Mood Swings
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1
0
Euphoria
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1
0
Vivid Dreams
5-H
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1
0
Grogginess
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Eff
1
0
Nightmares
5-H
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1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
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5-H
10
2
Weight Gain
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5-H
4
0
Nausea
Eff
5-H
3
0
Dizziness
Eff
5-H
2
1
Head Zaps
Eff
5-H
2
0
Addiction
Eff
5-H
1
1
Sexual Dysfunction
Eff
5-H
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Eff
5-H
1
0
Drowsiness
Eff
5-H
1
1
Seizures
Eff
5-H
1
0
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About 5-HTP
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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About Effexor
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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