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Old 09-10-2006, 07:45 PM   #1
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Question what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?

my worst was Cymbalta
best so far is Lexapro.
i also didnt like Prozac because i would wake up in the morning with a big smile on my face and it didnt seem right at all LOL.

just curious what has worked for you and what was the worst.


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Re: what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?

best- effexor and wellbutrin
worst- paxil and nothing else comes close

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Old 09-11-2006, 12:48 PM   #3
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Re: what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?

My best have been Wellbutrin and Effexor. Off hand I can't really name a worst, but I tried Remeron for sleep and didn't like how it made me feel. I wasn't on it long enough to name it as a worst.

 
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Best- Zoloft

Worst- Lexapro (didn't do anything was like a water pill)

 
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My best have been Wellbutrin and Effexor. Off hand I can't really name a worst, but I tried Remeron for sleep and didn't like how it made me feel. I wasn't on it long enough to name it as a worst.
i forgot about Remeron
i was on that before and i was eating everything in sight! i gained alot of weight from those pills!!!! i actually wanted to steal peoples food when i seen them eating. i couldn't believe what that pill did to me. im off of it now and lost weight i gained from it.

 
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i forgot about Remeron
i was on that before and i was eating everything in sight! i gained alot of weight from those pills!!!! i actually wanted to steal peoples food when i seen them eating. i couldn't believe what that pill did to me. im off of it now and lost weight i gained from it.
Yeah, I think a lot of people who tried it felt that way about it.

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Best: Effexor! I wish I could go back on it. I might if I think I can find a way to deal with the side effect (unbelievable constipation).

Worst: I guess it would have to be serzone. made me way too dopey . I'd say prozac because of the excruciating headaches, but that drug really works for depression, so I'll give it a pass.

 
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Best: so far it has been prozac

Worst: Paxil, Effexor and Lexapro. Paxil made me suicidal, Effexor and Lexapro gave me horrific nightmares with little relief from depression

 
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Worst: I guess it would have to be serzone. made me way too dopey .
I found that too with Serzone. I couldn't take it during the day; I had to take both pills before bed WITH milk and about 10 minutes in between each pill or I got extremely nauseous. And in the mornings I got up with what I called a strobe-light thing in my peripheral vision. It was weird. I'm glad I stopped that one even before they pulled it off the market. It did work for a while, but it stopped.

 
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Best- none so far
Worst- Effexor and Paxil. One of the horrible side effects I had from Effexor was extremely dilated pupils. My doctor said he had never heard of such a side-effect. Has anyone had this happen to you from Effexor? I know I can't be the only one.

 
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Re: what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?

best:wellbutrin
worst:zolft

 
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Best: Effexor but lots of weight gain. Now switching to Welbutron due to this.

Worst: Paxil...horrible manic episodes

 
Old 09-14-2006, 02:03 PM   #13
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Took one Effexor pill and got sleepy and woke up on the wrong side of town with an albatross!!!! No more antidepressants for me. Sister took Zoloft and got fat as a pig, so what's the point? Maybe you're supposed to get mad once in awhile but not that mad!!!!!!!
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Old 09-14-2006, 03:40 PM   #14
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Thank goodness someone posted this question. I was on Lexapro last spring and quit in June, because it did nothing! Someone said it was like a water pill. I read through and concentrated on the ones not doing well with Lexapro and checked out the ones that helped those people thinking maybe my chemistry was most like theirs. I asked my dr for Wellbutrin. It is like night and day. I am not crying every day and no longer think about suicide every day.( I had been doing that for the last year) What a difference!

 
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Re: what was the best and the worst Antidepressant for u?

Best - Prozac

Worst - Effexor

 
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