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Effexor XR vs Venlafaxine for Social Anxiety

Effexor XR
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Venlafaxine
Other name: Effexor Effexor
Other name: Effexor Effexor
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1.6
Concern level
3.3
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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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Dizzy
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Drowsy
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1
Nightmares
1
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Drowsy
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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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5 days latter I got so sick(extremely dizzy,...
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" I took Effexor xr for many years and did great, felt normal again. Stoped for about ...with depression and Dr. prescribed generic effexor. Tooket for 2 months ...great, back to normal. Went back to... "

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I've also had several panic/anxiety attacks and more acne...
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" ...anything else. The generic Venlafaxine ER on the other hand is HORRIBLE. The biggest problem has been the dizziness I get every night. I've also had several panic/anxiety attacks and more acne... "

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R, or Venlafaxine, worked for her. I know everyone i...
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" Venlafaxine? Anyone have experience with this medication? It turns out ...O like me) and she was talking about how well Effexor XR, or Venlafaxine, worked for her. I know everyone is... "

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(Venlafaxine) and I had this debilitating nausea and...
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" \"I was prescribed Effexor XR about 2 years after my mom passed away and it was the like the miracle drug for me. Then ...the generic substitute for Effexor (Venlafaxine) and I had this debilitating... "

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se [Effexor XR] at the moment. It's helping more than takin...
" ...hi, I've struggled with social anxiety for years, since before high school. But that was before I had a name for it and was offically diagnosed. It's helped ruin lots of opportunities for me.... "

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tinnitus could have something to do with the way venlafaxine...
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" ...recently. I experienced unilateral tinnitus on Effexor XR, 150mg. I withdrew. It has ...a month. I suspect the tinnitus could have something to do with the way venlafaxine increases blood pressure.... "

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Just started Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) and I have absolutely...
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" Just started Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) and I have absolutely no appetite at all. Eating makes me feel physicall... "

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from Effexor XR to generic venlafaxine ER (extended...
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" ...problems when I switched from Effexor XR to generic venlafaxine ER (extended release). It started to \"poop out\". I switched back to Effexor XR and it started working again. Weird. I read... "

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on Effexor XR for maybe 4yrs and recently rec. venlafaxine...
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" Been on Effexor XR for maybe 4yrs and ...generic.  I have been on venlafaxine for about 3 weeks and just do not feel \"right\".  Very tired- especially around 2-3 pm and started gaining weight... "

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from Effexor XR to generic venlafaxine ER (extended...
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" ...problems when I switched from Effexor XR to generic venlafaxine ER (extended release). It started to \"poop out\". I switched back to Effexor XR and it started working again. Weird. I read... "

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