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Old 09-25-2005, 09:42 AM   #1
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Lexapro and Effexor?

Hello, Are these two medications alike? Do they help the same? Thank You

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Old 09-25-2005, 12:24 PM   #2
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Re: Lexapro and Effexor?

From looking at both their websites it seems that they are both meant to treat depression and anxiety...something that other anti-depressants (like wellbutrin) are not. Also Lexapro is an SSRI and effexor is an SNRI....not sure how they work on the brain, since they both deal with serotonin...


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Old 09-25-2005, 03:49 PM   #3
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Re: Lexapro and Effexor?

I Have Been Taking Lexapro For About 7 Months. I Find It To Be Very Helpful With My Anxiety And Depression. I Do Have Trouble Sleeping, Especially If I Don't Keep Busy Or Exercise. I Feel I Will Probably Have To Stay On It For The Rest Of My Life. I Was Weaned Off Of It At One Time, But My Depression Came Back Very Soon After That. I Am On 20 Mg. A Day.

Old 09-25-2005, 09:50 PM   #4
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Re: Lexapro and Effexor?

Must u capitolize every word?

Old 09-25-2005, 10:08 PM   #5
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Re: Lexapro and Effexor?

Originally Posted by sinnister81
Must u capitolize every word?

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