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Old 09-02-2006, 05:19 AM   #1
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venlafaxine for fibro and depression

hello everyone, having read the posts about efexor i have seen very few positive results. i have tried so many antedeprassants and none have worked and this is my last attempt before considering ect
this is onlly my 2nd day and i have been retching and nauseas and very, very drowsy since taking very first dose.
please could someone give me some encoouragement as i am going through this on my own
thank you so much.

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Old 09-02-2006, 10:22 PM   #2
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Re: venlafaxine for fibro and depression

Over the past 13 years I've been on several anti-depressants. Most will work on me pretty good for around 2 years or so. It sucks having to change meds and trying to find the right one I know. I started 1 last Sept. that I thought was great at first, by, I think it was May, I had to have a new one as it had totally quit working, usually when 1 stops working I get in grouchy ugly moods, this time I was either weeping, crying or bawling all the time. As it stands now I take 2 different anti-depressants although 1 is supposed to help with going to sleep.
Anyway, we are here for you, most if not all have had to switch meds of some kind at various times, we understand. I wish I could say something that would be really helpful, but hopefully this will help a little.

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