Effexor vs Lexapro

Effexor
Lexapro
Other name: Effexor XR Effexor XR
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.2
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.5
Concern level
3.2
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Anxiety
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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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Lexapro (generic name: escitalopram) is an antidepressant from the family of SSRI’s (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) that increases serotonin in the brain. It is used to t...
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Top Concerns
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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Lex
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Nausea
2
Dizziness
2
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Addiction
1
Numbness
1
Drowsiness
1
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Head Zaps
1
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5
Weight Gain
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4
0
Nausea
Eff
Lex
3
2
Dizziness
Eff
Lex
2
2
Head Zaps
Eff
Lex
2
1
Addiction
Eff
Lex
1
1
Sexual Dysfunction
Eff
Lex
1
1
Suicidal behavior
Eff
Lex
1
1
Drowsiness
Eff
Lex
1
1
Seizures
Eff
Lex
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lex
Eff
5
10
Nausea
Lex
Eff
2
3
Dizziness
Lex
Eff
2
2
Sexual Dysfunction
Lex
Eff
1
1
Addiction
Lex
Eff
1
1
Numbness
Lex
Eff
1
0
Drowsiness
Lex
Eff
1
1
Decreased Libido
Lex
Eff
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Lex
Eff
1
1
Head Zaps
Lex
Eff
1
2
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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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About Lexapro
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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