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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Effexor XR Oral.

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Condition: Depression
10/11/2007 12:38:10 AM

Reviewer: wackattack69, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
No sex drive, gained 30 pounds. How can I wean off this and on to something else. Someone mentioned going gradually on to Prozac while tapering off Effexor. My Family doc says "don't rock the apple cart" or some such nonsense.Help

Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 10:32:14 PM

Reviewer: nannie5, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had great luck with this med. Taken many anti-depressants. This med seems to helping.

Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 5:28:34 PM

Reviewer: sm71, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I HAVE BEEN ON EFFEXOR FOR ALMOST 9 YEARS, AND IT'S THE BEST MED. I'VE EVER TAKEN FOR ANY ILLNESS.

Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 4:05:16 PM

Reviewer: Jessie, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a horrible time while I was on this medication. My PCP put me on this right before I left home for college. She thought the stress I was going through was related to depression but the fact was I was scared to move 15 hours away to go to school. I was on this medication for 2 years and if I missed a single dose, I would feel the withdrawal symptoms immediately. I would have trouble walki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Depression
10/8/2007 3:20:22 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This medication has helped me alot. I do have minor side affects, but nothing major. I have been able to enjoy life.

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