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Can Anyone Tell Me How Effective Venlafaxine(Effexor) Is At Treating Depression/Anxiety?

Can Anyone Tell Me How Effective Venlafaxine(Effexor) Is At Treating Depression/Anxiety?

I am considering asking the GP to prescribe me Venlafaxine.Can anyone tell me the efficacy and side effects of this particular drug? The combination of Sertraline&Mirtazapine do not seem to be working for me.

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Brilliant if your put on the right dose until you feel amazing! weight gain, till you feel better and then get to the gym, you crave carbs, sweet things. Go on diet chef, or the doctors nurse food… read more

posted 5 months ago

Effexor

Effexor

I take 225 Effexor,does any one have problem with weight gain,

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I have trouble with lack of ambition and motivation. Take Prozac.

posted 2 months ago

NZ Medication Change Efexor XR To Enlafax

NZ Medication Change Efexor XR To Enlafax

Good Morning,

About three week's ago when I went to pick up my medication there was a note to say my Venlafaxine (Efexor XR) had been changed to a generic brand of the medication - Enlafax. I didn't think too much of it at the time
I have noticed a drop in my mood, I am increasingly more irritable and angry inside, my thoughts of self-harm and suicide have definitely increased, and I just don't feel "right".
I thought a bit more about what could be causing then then I had a light-bulb moment… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

They did that to me, and my sister, They can be similar, but the mixers can be different, and that something has made you, go down hill its that. We both were given something cheaper, and within a… read more

posted 5 months ago

Effexor

Effexor

Just reinstated on 75mg haven't taken it in 16 months very sick at the mo all symptoms ramped up how long will it take to stabilise???

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I would wait at least 3 weeks before contacting your Dr. It also may be starting to help and you don't realize it. Try not to think about it too much.

posted over 5 years ago

Does Anyone Else Struggle With Needing Medication? I Have This Inner Battle But When I Try Tp Go Off, Get Exvrutiatingly Sick.

Does Anyone Else Struggle With Needing Medication? I Have This Inner Battle But When I Try Tp Go Off, Get Exvrutiatingly Sick.

Does anyone else question needing psych meds for life and have an inner battle with having to take them long term? Or have you accepted needing them for life?

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Ive been on them since 1995. I’ve struggled with it more in the past, and accept it now. Coming off them was bad both times. I’ve decided that being functional for my family, less suffering and being… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Effexor

Effexor

My Doctor prescribed Effexor to me a week ago due to my depression was getting worse. They took me off zolof because it was giving me a massive headache but reading all the review about this drug I haven't taken any of it because I am afraid of having bad side effect. What should I do? What Kind of Side of effect does anyone have and did it help anyone on here? I also have anxiety about taking any type of medications,

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

What did you change to.Im on effixor

posted over 3 years ago

Weaning Off Effexor.

Weaning Off Effexor.

I've been weaning off Effexor for 3 months now and have been having really bad withdrawls from it
Nausea, headaches, stomach cramps, appetite loss and brain zaps.
Has anyone had a positive story weaning off Effexor or is this one of those "You need to just deal with the withdrawls"?
Any tips and tricks to avoid feeling like crap is greatly appreciated. I just started my first job in my field and can't go home sick everytime I'm having side effects from Effexor.
Thank you mucho grande peeps.

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A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Effexor is one of the most difficult antidepressants to get off of. Taper slowly, drink lots of water and exercise. It takes awhile to completely get out of your system. Good Luck

posted 5 months ago

Clozaril

Clozaril

Is Clozaril better for depression than Effexar

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

I am on Effexor for several years. I have my highs and lows but overall it is managing my depression very well.

posted almost 4 years ago

New Zealand Petition For Medication Brand Change

New Zealand Petition For Medication Brand Change

Hello,
Helen has started a petition to try and get our Government to take notice and start funding Effexor-XR again, Enlafax (the generic medication) has badly affected a lot of people but trying to get anything done about it is near impossible. Being on Effexor-XR is now very expensive as it is no longer funded at all, and many people with mental illness are on limited income.
Please sign and share this petition.
Thank you.
https://www.change.org/p/david-clark-mp-david-c...

Has Anyone Tried Effexor?

Has Anyone Tried Effexor?

This is my first post, so I hope this is where it goes. But I have a question. Has anyone been on effexor? I tried zoloft and prozac and I felt worse than when I started. My doctor just tried to change me to effexor but I've read so many reviews I'm nervous about the side effects. I started taking meds really for anxiety but then I feel like my depression has gotten worse on the medications. So now I'm wondering if I should just try to taper off of everything and see how it goes. Honestly, they… read more

A MyDepressionTeam Member said:

Hey Molly, I had bad side effects with Effexor and stopped after about a month. I am back on Prozac again for about two weeks. It drives my anxiety too, especially rumination with negative… read more

posted about 3 years ago