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Condition: Depression
12/24/2013 9:38:01 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: Depression
12/11/2013 6:32:06 PM

Reviewer: Wi-Guy, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The only way I notice effexor is when I don't take it. It takes about 24 to 36 hours to start feeling something like jolts or shocks through my body. I was on 75mg now down to the 37mg now i'm going off of it. I'm sure many people could benefit from this drug unfortunately I am not one of you. I truly hate thinking/believing a pill can solve my problems without me having to get my hand ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
11/28/2013 8:43:40 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
satisfied worked

Condition: Depression
11/10/2013 7:34:08 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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Condition: Depression
11/4/2013 11:23:56 PM

Reviewer: getting there, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Venlafaxine gave me my first sign of hope back. Along w/depression were anxiety/panic attacks, agoraphobia(afraid to go out in crowds, Was not in good situation, But now I can drive again, go intown, I am able to re-start my life with some energy. Sometimes I feel tired & flushed, but have no weight gain. My Migraine medication did not work with this medication, so I had to change that. Overal ... Show Full Comment

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