Which antidepressant drug has less sexual dysfunction side effects: Effexor (venlafaxine) XR or Prozac?
Hard to say. Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies upon the dose. So the lower the dose, less the risk . In my experience however, Effexor (venlafaxine) XR would be less prone to cause it than Prozac. .
What antidepression do you recommend for energy if have hep c/ I've tried zoloft, prozac, celexia and Effexor (venlafaxine) but had bad side effects. Fatigue is bad?
I'm on effexor xr 150mg daily. My Dr. Added wellbutrin xl today due to the Effexor causing sexual dysfunction. Once I begin the buproprion will that?
Correct dysfunction? No way to know for sure. It is often helpful but the fix is far from 100%. Read more...
I tried Effexor (venlafaxine) 37.5 to alleviate perimenopause hot flashes but had to stop it after 4 days because of lousy side effects. Is Prozac easier to handle?
Zoloft 100mg helped anxiety, Effexor (venlafaxine) 150mg helped depression. Is there a medication that will do both? With minimal sexual side effects?
Mood TX risk/benefit. there are a couple of antidepressants that might help: a new one is Brintellix which has a good side effect profile with little sexual dysfunction reported. Older ones include Remeron and Wellbutrin. Remeron can be added to other treatments. Zoloft and Effexor (venlafaxine) ought not to be taken together due to a risk of a serotonin syndrome...which is life-threatening! Read more...
If get sexual side effects with Effexor (venlafaxine) what would be alternative as lost my sex drive before with certraline?
Sexual side effects. I understand your distress due to sexual side effects with Sertraline and Effexor (venlafaxine). Discuss with Psychiatrist for Diagnosis of Depression or Anxiety; Use of Lorazepam or Alprazolam for Anxiety; and for Depression with the lowest sexual side effects- Bupropion (Wellbutrin, Aplenzin, Forfivo XL) Mirtazapine (Remeron) Vilazodone (Viibryd) Have Therapy for stresses of life, relationship and sexuality. Read more...