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Effexor XR vs Prozac

Effexor XR
VS.
Prozac
Other name: Effexor Effexor
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.5
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Depression
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
5
Nausea
4
Dizzy
3
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Addiction
1
Drowsy
1
Suicidal
1
Nightmares
1
Decreased Libido
1
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Addiction
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Nausea
1
Suicidal
1
Dizzy
1
Suicide
1
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Numbness
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Psychotic
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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" ...school and through college. I had been on various dosages of Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil with either poor side effects (inability to orgasm) or ...me on 150mg of Effexor XR. It helped my depression, anxiety and... "

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XR for a month and in the beginning the only side effec...
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" ...antidepressant I have EVER taken. I have tried Prozac, Zoloft, and Celexa which all caused numerous unwanted side effects. I have been on Effexor XR for a month and in the beginning the only side... "

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with Prozac was not good. ... [snip!] ... whatsoever....
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" ...be your experience.... My experience with Prozac was not good. ... [snip!] ... whatsoever. ...couple of other ones, I ended up on Effexor XR which worked wonderfully for me.” Very... "

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about 15 pounds on Effexor XR. I was on the 37.5mcgs...
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" Yes, I gained about 15 pounds on Effexor XR. I was on the 37.5mcgs ...it was working. Now I'm on prozac and MUCH better! I've lost the 15 ...a while! Also the Effexor gave me IBS! I'm still... "

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He switched me from Prozac to Effexor XR. Long story...
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" ...was doing okay on Prozac. It was the first modern AD I'd ever tried. It was far from perfect but it also worked far better than anything ...doing well enough. He switched me from Prozac to Effexor XR.... "

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aches. I was switched to low dose Prozac and have been on...
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" ...see you are in Waterloo. I'm in Kitchener. I tried Effexor XR and had bad side effects including head aches. I was switched to low dose Prozac and have been on it for several years with... "

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r xr a few months ago, it made me sleepy, but after about...
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" ...can complain about the sleepiness that comes with EFFEXOR XR. I've been transitioning from ...to 150 mg, no Prozac, and that's full dose. I think it helps with O/C. Also weight ... When I began Effexor... "

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Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I was literally...
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" I was on Effexor XR for years. It NEVER worked, but I was literally ...new doctor who prescribed Prozac to help with the withdrawals, and my depression and anxiety. Needless to say, I love the Prozac--... "

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ke any XR (Extended Release) medication. It doesn't work f...
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" I took Effexor XR a few years ago ...me, everyone is different. I've been taking good old Prozac for years with no issues. P.S. DS patients should not take any XR (Extended Release) medication. It... "

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Prozac but still *out there*. I hate it. I have been to...
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" Ally I'm on Effexor XR (seventy-five mg) and yes, it does seem to cause very weird dreams. Not as weird as ...ones I had while on Prozac but still *out there*. I hate it. I have been told... "

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