Originally Posted by Nance77
My son took Effexor for depression and it helped with that for him, but it just made him so tired, he could barely get up in the morning...He really had no problem coming off it....Unlike Paxil CR, he had very bad side effects and withdrawl symptoms from that, even though he came off it slowly...I have heard alot use it for peri menopause and it helps the symptoms...
Actually, Paxil is what made me very tired all the time, and when I stopped, I was very sick for about 3 days.
Lexapro was pretty good too, but I also got sick from that when I quit. When I started taking natural thyroid, my depression cleared up immediately!
I've been self-treating for a couple of months now, when I read that low thyroid causes depression. They even use T-3 to treat resistant cases, which is a thyroid hormone.