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Effexor
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Zoloft
Other name: Effexor XR Effexor XR
Other name: Sertraline Sertraline
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2.8
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Moderately Satisfied
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3.2
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3.4
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Concern level
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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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Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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Dizzy
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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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Sertraline hydrochloride (brand names Zoloft and Lustral) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It was introduced to the market by Pfizer in 1991. Sertraline is primarily used to treat major depressi...
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and Zoloft-neither helped me and I hated the side effects...
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" ...about a week now. I've tried Paxil and Zoloft-neither helped me and I hated the side effects. Effexor has been great for me so far. The only side effect I've been having are... "

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the Effexor. I gained weight on Effexor and the Zoloft is...
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" Effexor spiked my blood pressure, too, and it has taken a long time to get it back down to normal. FWIW, Zoloft is working for me better than the Effexor.... "

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week and take a spin class. I also have ringing in my ears...
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" ...depression. I really liked effexor but gained weight and the sexual side effects were bad! I've been ...doing well on the zoloft but I can seem to lose weight. I play tennis 2 times a week, do boot... "

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causes the same problems as the Zoloft in the sexual...
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" ...the only antidepressant that does not cause sexual side effects. Effexor causes the same problems as the Zoloft in the sexual side effects ...mixture of WelbutrinXL and Xanax. It is a great combo no... "

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and Zoloft works. I don't have any side effects from it....
" Zoloft has been the best med for me. I've ...of other stuff and Zoloft works. I don't have any side effects from it. The problem with Zoloft is it tends to ...200mg Zoloft and am now switching to Effex... "

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better than the Zoloft. It works great for depression and...
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" Sundance........I was on Zoloft and had to switch to Effexor because zoloft interferes with tamoxifen. But truth be told, I like the Effexor better than the Zoloft. It works great for depression and... "

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and it has helped me wonders. But it didn't start to help...
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" I'm on zoloft and it has helped me wonders. But it didn't start to help till about after a ...definitely improve my mood. Before the zoloft I was on effexor and that was crap it... "

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Zoloft. I don't have any noticeable side effects. I take...
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" I had to switch from Zoloft to Effexor when I started tamoxifen. To ...totally honest, I think I do better on the Effexor than I did on the Zoloft. I don't have any noticeable side effects. I take 75 mgs... "

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been on both Zoloft and Effexor, and I had the same problem...
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" I have been on both Zoloft and Effexor, and I had the same problem with both. It depends ...I found that after I took the Zoloft for a while (about 6 months) the insomnia slowly got better over time.... "

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ith Effexor? I was on 150mg of Zoloft prior to Effexor and i...
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" ...experiences with Effexor? I was on 150mg of Zoloft prior to Effexor and it did nothing for me. Now on Effexor (75mg) I'm doing so much better and I was wondering... "

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