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medications similar effexor

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martha Stark
46 years experience Psychiatry
Depression/anxiety: Venlafaxine (effexor) is an snri (serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) that is used for the treatment of depression; depression & anxiety; ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) is a selective serotonin norepinaphrine reuptake inhibitor (snri) used for major depressive d/o and various anxiety disorders. ... Read More
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Dr. John Wynn
Dr. John Wynn answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
Venlafaxine/Effexor: This is a brain-active drug most often used for anxiety & depression, though it also has shown benefit in neuropathic pain. It works-, as do almost al ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl Kennedy
33 years experience Psychiatry
Thanks for asking!: Effexor (venlafaxine) is the same as venlfaxine--maybe some miss in spelling or elocution.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Venlafaxine?: Effexor = venlafaxine -- maybe you mis-spelled?
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Elaxine: Elaxine is effexor-sr made by aspen company. Effexor is made by pfizer company & its generic name is venlafaxine.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine): Mostly medications that raise serotonin level, raise blood pressure, or interfere with absorption of effexor (venlafaxine). Refer to drugs.Com for com ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience Psychiatry
Diet ; exercise: Weight loss can be achieved through a regular exercise regimen and a healthy diet. You will lose weight when you expend more calories than you consume ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Best is w/ Dr: It quite important - especially for those w/ long-term use - to work w/ a Dr to get off these meds. It can go well - but it can be dangerous. The risk ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Many Variables: When switching from one antidepressant to another it is difficult to predict how quickly the new medication will take effect. Generally one expects an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The scariest possibility is that the propensity of Effexor (venlafaxine) to elevate blood pressure without the presence of recreational drugs would be ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Strattera (atomoxetine): With those 4 medications combined, monitor your blood pressure.
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Dr. Robert Berkowitz
33 years experience Psychiatry
No: Drug tests are usually looking for specific drugs of abuse. They don't check for any and all drugs you are taking. The only way Effexor (venlafaxine) ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor-XR: Not sure why the switching, but please talk to your doctor about other options such as Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) or Cymbalta.

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