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    Condition: Depression
    11/20/2007 7:53:31 PM

    Reviewer: Lauren, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have been on Effexor for a five years and was on Prozac for ten years prior to that. Effexor has done a great job for me although Prozac had less side affects. If a dose of Effexor is missed, the affects are felt more immediately and are unnerving; however, I am glad that I have had a medicine to keep me out of the dark hole of depression!

    Condition: Depression
    11/20/2007 6:51:32 PM

    Reviewer: vuillaume, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was put on Effexor XR (75mg / day) immediately from Citalopram. I went through severe side affects and was informed by a pharmacist I was in "seritonin syndrome" Was immediately put on 1/2 dosage and taken off all together in one week. I now suffer sever withdrawal symptoms related to that when I was put on it. Please review this drug closely before being on it. I wouldn't wish th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Depression
    11/24/2007 3:45:12 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

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    Condition: Depression
    11/23/2007 9:51:44 PM

    Reviewer: The Rayvin, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My issue is that i've been on effexor and then effexor XR for 12 years now. No end in sight for me. Even changing the dose slightly makes me have withdrawl symptoms. :(

    Condition: Depression
    11/21/2007 9:42:56 PM

    Reviewer: passiontosing@comcast.net, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on Effexor xr for almost a month. Depression has lessened, but mid afternoon I can feel myself getting drpressed. I am on 75MG. Do I need a higher dosage?

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