Cymbalta vs Venlafaxine

Cymbalta
Venlafaxine
Other name: Duloxetine Duloxetine
Other name: Effexor Effexor
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3.0
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4.1
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3.0
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2.3
Concern level
3.3
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for 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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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for 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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My doctor has recommended that I come off the cymbalta ...
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"My doctor has recommended that I come off the cymbalta because of the nightmares and has put me on venlafaxine (effexor), so I shall be moving rooms!... "
August 2, 2015
I have bad nightmares when I miss a dose. My recommendation is to take it every day and the nightmares are not nearly as bad. The nightmares can get pretty bad and last all night.

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