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Effexor XR vs Prozac

Effexor XR
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Prozac
Other name: Effexor Effexor
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
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2.5
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3.4
Helpfulness
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2.8
Concern level
3.0
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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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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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Withdrawal
10
Weight Gain
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Nausea
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Dizzy
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Sexual Dysfunction
1
Addiction
1
Drowsy
1
Suicidal
1
Nightmares
1
Decreased Libido
1
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Nausea
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Suicide
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1
Numbness
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
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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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Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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side effect I had. Then I had the ginomous weight gain. I...
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" ...is way cheaper then Effexor XR. I was on Effexor XR 75mg for 4 years. I always took my dose in the mroning on an empty stomach. It worked better for me. I slept alot the first two weeks. That was... "

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end of the 10th year it quit working so I went on effexor XR...
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" Prozac was the first anto-depressant I took as well. I took it for 10 years with no problems. At the end of the 10th year it quit working so I went on effexor XR which I currently am ...no problems... "

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XR, and now that I know about the withdrawal problems...
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" ...years ago. That's when I started taking Effexor XR, and now that I know about the withdrawal problems, I want to get ...in my own time-frame. I loved Prozac. The rest of them didn't help and Paxil... "

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rozac was indeed very effective for effexor withdrawal. T...
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" switching from effexor xr to prozac FWIW, prozac was indeed very effective for effexor withdrawal. The... "

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xr but I switched to prozac for the surgery. I've lost...
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" I gained alot of effexor xr but I switched to prozac for the surgery. I've lost ...(haven't had surgery yet) on prozac so I don't know I ...of people losing... "

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Effexor XR after having severe anxiety side effect...
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" \"Switched to Effexor XR after having severe anxiety side effects with Prozac 20mg. With Prozac initial ...never happened to me before. Doctor switched me to Effexor XR 37.5 mg and on ...anxiety. After two... "

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!! I had no side effects with prozac that I know of. It...
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" ...always thought everyone felt as bad as I until prozac. Now I am on Effexor XR which also works !! I had no side effects with prozac that I know of. It might have caused some... "

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In fact I am switching from Effexor XR back to Prozac.J...
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" Prozac has helped me in the past...for anxiety ...In fact I am switching from... "

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I have taken effexor xr, prozac, ativan, klonopin. Lexapro...
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" Hi, I have taken effexor xr, prozac, ativan, klonopin. Lexapro ...could fall asleep on, Prozac kept me up. I think it is a good med, the only side effect I did suffer from was sexual side effects *****... "

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Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps with O/C....
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" I too can complain about the sleepiness that comes with EFFEXOR XR. I've been transitioning from Prozac to EFFEXOR, so this side-effect ...to 150 mg, no Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps... "

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