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What is a good medication for severe major depression?

I have been treated for depression for over 20yrs and now have severe major depression for last 6 months. I take 150 mg Effexor XR and it doesn't seem to be working. I also have anxiety and ...

Posted 30 May 2012 69 answers

Why does the antidepressant Effexor cause weight gain?

When antidepressants cause weight gain, is that due to them altering appetite or altering metabolism/the way the body processes food and stores energy? I am particularly concerned with effexor, which ...

Posted 20 May 2006 2 answers

What happens when you miss a dose?

Are the side affects terrible? Ive read about feeling achy like you have the flu, having blurred vision and nausea. I just came off of Effexor which I had really bad side affects with and I'm ...

Posted 29 Jun 2011 4 answers

How long will it take to notice effexor xr helping for general anxiety disorder?

I am stressed very easily, nervous, have stomach aches and cry every day. Been on 150 mg for 2 weeks. Felt very blah, almost depressed the first week and a little more nervous the second. I pray that ...

Posted 13 Oct 2013 15 answers

Effexor XR - How is Effexor better then Lexapro or Zoloft?

Im a 25 year old male and iv taken Zoloft about two years ago for my social anxiety and it worked for about a month then did the complete opposite and made me more nervous then before. Also i ...

Posted 9 Oct 2012 5 answers

Is is best to take Effexor XR at night or in the morning?

I have been taking effexor xr for about 6 months and it seemed to work pretty well. However, lately I have been waking up in the morning very anxious and a bit depressed. I take 75 mg at night, does ...

Posted 21 Feb 2011 4 answers

Has anyone taken effexor and wellbutrin together?

I have been on effexor 225 mg. for about 4 years for anxiety and depression. . Dr. added wellbutrin 300 mg. five weeks ago and hopes to wean me off effexor because of weight gain.(lots!!) Has anyone ...

Posted 19 May 2011 5 answers

Effexor XR - Does the yawning go away? Why am I so tired and have depressive episodes?

Sorry if this has already been answered..I'm not used to q&a forums really. (Providing a lengthy info) I am a 22 year old female. I was first prescribed venlafaxine a couple months ago for ...

Posted 18 May 2014 5 answers

What happens when you suddenly stop taking effexor 150mg?

possible side effects? i currently have been without my effexor for about 4 days, would nausea be a side effect... how long does it usually last?

Posted 30 Dec 2012 4 answers

What is an equal dosage of Pristiq 50mg 1 daily and Effexor?

I have stopped taking Pristiq 50mg. per day and have been put on Effexor at 225 mg per day - what dosage of Effexor is required to equal 50mg. of Pristiq?

Posted 22 Apr 2013 7 answers

Well today is the first day of Effexor XR for me and I feel strange. Will this go away?

For those who have followed my story. I suffer severe constant anxiety. I even have a bag packed to go to emergency it is so bad/ I have been on 10 mg of prozac which didn't seem to do me any ...

Posted 19 Nov 2013 6 answers

How does Effexor affect your sex life?

I really enjoy my sex life and am starting Effexor in a couple weeks. I read some sexual side effects from this drug and am concerned to exactly what people experience. I know everyone is different. ...

Posted 1 Apr 2011 4 answers

Is Effexor XR 75mg an effective and safe alternative to Celexa 40mg?

I know that Celexa is an SSRI and Effexor is an SSNRI. So, another way to rephase what I'm asking is what exactly is norepinephine and what is it's relation to serotonin?

Posted 21 Apr 2013 4 answers

Zoloft vs Effexor need some advice?

I am thinking of switching my meds for depression I started on Paxil which made me blow up like a balloon in turn making me more depressed, Cymbalta, I slept about 14 hours a day and finally Zoloft. ...

Posted 6 Jan 2010 6 answers

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