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  1. Oh my God.....Cymbalta!
    ... hitter". This is a fairly new drug.....and Cymbalta and Effexor are the only two anti-depressants that impact two...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Cymbalta

  2. 1year 5 months post-op and still in pain
    ... Neurontin). The Cynbalta made my stomach sick. the Effexor made me anxious/panicky (as do most OPIOIDS, by the ... way-- i KNOW eFFEXOR IS NOT AN OPIOID). I saw my surgeon today almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin lyrica

  3. Deb53.........cymbalta
    ... of SEVERE withdrawal symptoms) said this drug and Effexor are very difficult drugs to wean from. I can't even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Cymbalta

  4. Back already...
    ... Cymbalta and he immediatey indicated that cymbalta and effexor are the worst drugs to try to get off of, and that...
    ... taking Zoloft for about 4 years and just switched to Effexor because the Zoloft just didn't seem to be cutting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta Zoloft

  5. Deb...update
    ... and the norepinephrine in the brain. Cymbalta and Effexor are the only two anti-depressants that work on both...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  6. Have I lost my mind?
    ... wouldn't pay for it, so I went on something close ( Effexor ). So far it's going well. PTSD is kind of a different...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Zoloft Cymbalta

  7. Cymbalta....
    ... My husband was on cymbalta and I have on effexor and lexapra and it was brutal for us to go off of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  8. deb53...update
    ... to wean themselves from Cymbalta and another drug, Effexor . You literally count the number of pellets in the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  9. In Pain Feel Depressed
    ... claimed it. I understand it's in the same class as effexor . Anyone have any experience with that? Thanks a...
    ... David, I have a friend on Effexor for Fibro and she swears by it!! With that said,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Cymbalta

  10. Feeling worthless
    ... husband is not well and my fear of losing him. It was Effexor , like yours, and it seemed to work miracles. However ... depression and anxiety. There were no side effects with Effexor , and the pills at night actually made me fall asleep...
    ... am so anxious all the time. Figity. The meds are Effexor , & Zoloft. I just feel a lot worse. But I am going...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Xanax Zoloft

  11. A Lumbar Discourse
    ... will be of that. Currently I take Lunesta for sleep, Effexor CR for depression, Atenolol for hypertension, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Hydrocodone Ibuprofen Morphine lunesta

  12. I am Tired and Don't know where to turn
    ... inflamation (taking for 5 months) and one (1) 75mg of Effexor for depression (taking for the past 5 months). The...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Mobic Percocet

  13. Depression settling in 3 months post op
    ... I tried Cymbalta but it zonked me out. I tried Effexor XR and it still put me in wonderland for a few weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  14. Skies Are Brighter
    ... crookedback about the antidepressants. I started one ( Effexor XR) about 4 months ago. It actually helped some with ... thing the last time I cried was when my dad died. Effexor also helps some with anxiety. Any time a person is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  15. Lyrica and weight gain???
    ... taking the Lyrica. I gained 50 lbs 5 years ago on Effexor and antidepressant to stop panic attacks. Then recently ... Paxil since the panic attacks have returned and the Effexor stopped working for me. It made me gain 10 lbs in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Tramadol Ultracet lyrica

  16. Post-Op bloating How Long Does It Last?
    ... Sheri I was on Effexor XR 75mg and for only 4 months. I tried it last year...

  17. Hurting Again.........
    ... for presciption refills. I am in deserate need of Effexor or something. I have to get off of Wellbutrin before...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl Wellbutrin

  18. Do you get severly aggitated at doctors visits????
    ... I told him it seemed to, he wrote me a script for Effexor .....After over 1hr in the doctors office 45min of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methadone Zanaflex Zoloft

  19. Will it ever end? Meds, PT,Doc..New MRI results showed....
    ... stick to my skin. It's nuts. On top of that I take Effexor XR 150, Klonopin 1mg, and Strattera 80mg. I feel like...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Ibuprofen Klonopin Prednisone Skelaxin Strattera dilaudid

  20. Pain starting to get to me emotionally
    ... least a low dosage of an anti-depressant. I was on Effexor for about 8 months until I got a second laminectomy...

  21. what is your opinion on my docs info
    ... . As i have been in constant pain I have been on Effexor etc I decided to go and see what my options are when...

  22. Effexor for pain
    ... Franklin Gothic Medium]hello jcshan, i had been taking effexor for depression and started out 75mg and then moved ... heard that this is suppose to do the same thing that effexor does for pain but it is new. i am also concerned ... about tapering off effexor because i cannot stand the withdrawl that i have ...
    ... I can't see how Effexor could possibly be of any use for pain. Doctors have ... potential drug addicts. I currently take 225 mg of Effexor for depression and have been suffering a bout of ... problems with my back recently. I assure you that Effexor does nothing to alleviate the pain or lessen it's ... occurrance. Given Effexor 's side effects and potential liver damage I wouldn...
    ... supposedly some property in certain anti depressants, like Effexor and Sinequan, that helps with pain relief. Rheumatologists...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta sinequan

  23. Different Level Problems after L5-S1 Fusion??
    ... visit yesterday. they put me on lidocaine patches, effexor , and darvocet. the effexor is making me sick to my...

  24. HOW do you stand it day to day????
    ... also my pain mangt doc said to try and back off the effexor . 2 wks later i am feeling the effects of it and it...

  25. SO FRUSTRATEd...anyone have grinding in back and what is it?
    ... dx. i now take norco, soma, resteril, lexapro and effexor daily. it sucks. pain sucks . i also try and do...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Norco Soma

  26. I feel like Charlie Brown.........
    ... who she gets that from. If its worth anything-I'm on Effexor . But her teacher did mention she didn't think she...

  27. Feeling a bit better today...
    ... clinic in Madison. He changed my meds, (upped my Effexor & changed my pain meds) I am off work another month...

  28. Cancelled PT
    ... you pain." He was more concerned about why I am on Effexor & kept asking me why I was depressed. I told him...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  29. Any of ya'll taken Zonegran??
    ... & pain do not help that either. My doc has me on Effexor XR for the depression from my pain. He always tells ... me how much pain can lead to depression. The Effexor helps some, but not always. I think its good you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin zonegran

  30. grrrrrrrrr
    ... mind thinking on it. Anyway I am on 150 mg a day of Effexor XR for depression. I know I have sure been a crank...

  31. a couple of ?'s
    ... had my hysterectomy in Sept, the nurse brought me my Effexor XR medication. I have been taking this everyday for ... up to him, but I figured "Oh Well" I take the Effexor for depression & panic attacks. My gyn told me to ... attack. The gyn told me that I should of taken my Effexor . I told him that I asked him if I should & he said...

  32. Pain!!!
    ... & pain can cause depression. My doc increased my Effexor because of the pain I am in. It makes sense that...

  33. Feeling Frustrated
    ... hours as needed for pain. I am also on 150 mg of Effexor . Some days this helps, but most days it does not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  34. Trigger Point Injections
    ... I also take a medication for depression named, " Effexor ." With all the pain that I am in and try to function...

  35. Sacroiliitis - I feel hopeless that it will heal
    ... I am so tired of constant pain! I take 150mg of Effexor every day, which I am going to ask my doc to up because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  36. Basketcase after fusion?
    ... [SIZE=2][FONT=Comic Sans MS]Heelsgal, I'm on Effexor XR, and today for my last pre-op visit, my doctor...

  37. Looking for (Tomorow)
    ... a while. Then my Rheumatologist had prescribed me Effexor which is an antidepressant for my Fibromyalgia. In ... eating white bread again. Then I had an increase in my Effexor and my sugar levels went to low and this is when I...

  38. Advice on spinal fusion. Have already had two surgeries with no success.
    ... Percocet, Darvocet, Robaxin, Neurontin, Amitriptyline, Effexor , and Celebrex. I have no life. I am in pain 24/7...
    ... op I also was taking Percocet, Neurontin, Tramadol, Effexor , Vicodin, Celebrex and about four others I can’t...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Celebrex Neurontin Percocet Robaxin Klonopin Oxycontin Tramadol Vicodin

  39. Anyone with 2+ Surgerys,Still having pain?
    ... Percocet,Darvocet, Robaxin, Amitriptyline, Neurontin, Effexor xr, and Celebrex. I have severe nerve pain in my right...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amitriptyline Celebrex Neurontin Percocet Robaxin

  40. Looking for answers...
    ... 10mg Baclofen 3x day 75mg Effexor SR 1x day 50mg ultram as needed for pain...
    ... 800mg Ibuprofien 3x day 10mg Baclofen 3x day 75mg Effexor SR 1x day 50mg ultram as needed for pain also have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Hydrocodone Ultram Neurontin Soma

  41. antidepressants for nerve pain
    ... I'm taking Effexor XR, 225mg. per day. I had unexplained chronic pain ... didn't have some awful disease, he asked me to try Effexor XR. He said that he had one other patient who had ... and nothing ever helped. When the dr. told me that Effexor is an anti-depressant, I was very wary, but he explained ... hasn't really helped with that. But, for me, the Effexor literally changed my life. I went from being miserable ... to you. Oh, I forgot to add...unfortunately, the Effexor is one of those anti-depressants that does cause those...
    ... I'm taking Effexor XR, 225mg. per day. I had unexplained chronic pain ... didn't have some awful disease, he asked me to try Effexor XR. He said that he had one other patient who had ... and nothing ever helped. When the dr. told me that Effexor is an anti-depressant, I was very wary, but he explained ... hasn't really helped with that. But, for me, the Effexor literally changed my life. I went from being miserable ... to you. Oh, I forgot to add...unfortunately, the Effexor is one of those anti-depressants that does cause those ... the meds) Have you experienced weight gain with Effexor . Also, I am so sedated with pain medication, I can ... 't take any more sedation. Does Effexor cause drowsiness?...
    ... one more question: What's the difference between Effexor and Effexor XR?...
    ... one more question: What's the difference between Effexor and Effexor XR? Effexor XR is simply the extended ... have to take the med. once a day (in the morning). Effexor (& Effexor XR) can cause sleepiness...it's listed...

  42. what do I do?
    ... Zanaflex, and Ultram (near worthless). I also take Effexor , but I think I need to get back to the doc for that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Skelaxin Ultram Zanaflex gabitril

  43. what's with the numbness and tingeling ?
    ... moods, and NOTHING seems to work. I am now trying effexor ...... I know I am depressed because of all of these...

  44. 4 months post-op from lumbar spinal fusion and laminectomy
    ... scripts one being Bextra an anti-inflammatory and Effexor an antidepressant. I am not going to start these medication...
    ... prescribed the anti-inflammatory Bextra, antidepressant Effexor , and I already take the muscle relaxants Robaxin ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Robaxin Zanaflex

  45. Seeking advice/info on pain meds for spondylolisthesis, esp. re: Neurontin
    ... will add additional weight. I gained 30 pounds on Effexor and Prozac so I know I'd gain on Neurontin too . I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Prozac Topamax

  46. Update for hardware Removal
    ... day, Clonazapam for the anxiety and the pain, and Effexor for the fibromylgia and depression. I am so tired...
    ... times in the last 2 months, it won't regulate. I take Effexor for Depression and for the fibromylgia also. I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Neurontin Klonopin Unithroid

  47. Fusion scheduled
    ... day, Clonazapam for the anxiety and the pain, and Effexor for the fibromylgia and depression. I am so tired...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Neurontin

  48. New Medication question
    ... of my back injury and nerve injury. He prescribed Effexor and Klonopin. I have never heard of either of these...
    ... Lisa - I take Effexor for depression. I was first introduced to the med...
    ... I wished the dr told me he wanted me to change to effexor and would make me an app.with the physciatrist so ... also and he added lexapro to it the reason beign is effexor is known to have a high rate of causing weight gain...
    ... AD's don't work that way. I have always heard that Effexor is a good antidepressant. I don't know why my doctor ... noticed that a lot of people with back pain, take Effexor . Any thoughts on this? Well good luck to you, and...
    ... Lisa I have been on Effexor for about 2 or 3 years now. I have tolerated it really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Soma Buspar Lexapro Valium Wellbutrin Celexa

  49. Bad/Good MRI result + my Rant
    ... I guess I just need to UP it since I already take effexor xr. I started taking it a couple of years ago. I also...

  50. antidepressants
    ... pretty sure I have seen Lexapro posts on it. I take Effexor myself. Celexa made me run off at the mouth. There...
    ... answer it if you don't want to, but, why are you on Effexor ? When did you start taking it? Hersheymommy, : ... causes weight gain, does Celexa? Is Prozac, Paxil, Effexor and Celexa basically the same exact medication? If ... What are the differences between Lexapro, Celexa, Effexor , Paxil and Prozac? I am a little confused about antidepress...
    ... and I apologized the next time I was there. I am on Effexor now and I hope that's why my sex drive is not in low...
    ... 5 pounds on either medication. "s Prozac, Paxil, Effexor and Celexa basically the same exact medication? If ... What are the differences between Lexapro, Celexa, Effexor , Paxil and Prozac? I am a little confused about antidepress...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Lexapro Paxil Prozac Zoloft

  51. IS IT TIME TO FOLD ???
    ... regimen if you can. If it helps, I am on a med called Effexor , which is supposed to stabilize my mood without reducing...

  52. Shout out to Backwoes Lisa !!
    ... I lived on the depression board. I currently take Effexor XR 150 mg & Wellbutrin SR 150 mg. The celexa is very...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Paxil Wellbutrin

  53. Newbie-Chronic Pain and Depression?
    ... 10mg Oxycontin 3x per day. I'm also on 112.5mg of Effexor XR for depression (rx'ed long before the back pain...
    ... and depression is a fulltime job. I take 300mg of Effexor per day, so perhaps you need your dosage adjusted...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Remeron

  54. Att:: Backwoes Lisa
    ... lbs in a week when they tried paxil for me. But with effexor I have maintained or lost weight. Again different...
    ... them to Dr. Jho when I get them. I take 75 mg of Effexor every night. I was dealing with the ACDF surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  55. BACK PROBLEMS
    ... has changed since I started the pain pills.I take EFFEXOR XR and it helps but,I get so tired of taking pills...
    ... DEPRESSION does have an effect on back pain.I take EFFEXOR 300mg a day and EFFEXOR is actually one of the best ... DEPRESANTS FOR DEPRESSION WHEN BACK PAIN is involved.I take EFFEXOR and ALPRAZOLAM(XANAX) FOR ANXIETY.My story gets so...
    ... are taking something for your depression. Does the Effexor have any bad side effects? Why is Effexor good for...
    ... than falling asleep at the switch. I, too, am on Effexor . 150 mg a day. I've been in pain since January....
    ... I have been trying to find where I had read up on EFFEXOR but so far I have not found it.My back Dr.put me on...
    ... LOL. Lisa - Do you have any side effects from the Effexor ? When my back doc put me on 75 mg, I notice an improvement...
    ... okay space case me forgot to tell you about effexor I thought it worked great at first too but I noticed ... your dr. cause some people i know didn't do well on effexor and switched meds. L...
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  56. Night sweats?
    ... Oxycontine, Vicodin, Clonepin at night with Trazadone, Effexor and neurontin. I have this theory that when we are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycontin Vicodin

  57. Couldn't take the pain anymore...Went to ER!!
    ... gain in a week ! YIKES Right now I am on effexor and it seems to work for me. I can cope, I can deal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil pamelor

  58. Pain Mgmt? Puleeze!
    ... doc, seeing the despair of my situation, put me on Effexor . I feel a bit better now. Now, everyone cheer up...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Elavil Neurontin

  59. A Second Surgery?
    ... think I eat them more than food. I am on Neurontin, Effexor , tranquillizers. It's so comforting to know that there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  60. Long term effects of chronic pain medication?
    ... compromised and damaged when my disc ruptured, along with Effexor and clonazepam. I don't have the answers. Wish I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Neurontin

  61. weird side effects from meds??
    ... meds they are taking. OK my meds are as follows : effexor xr 150mg (for anxiety and depression) it was just...
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  62. Anyone ever tried Neurontin for nerve pain
    ... a day. I also take clonazepam .5 mg. twice daily, effexor , 75mg. at bedtime (makes me really sleepy). My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam

  63. can't believe it!
    ... feel bad because of the lack of replys. I'm taking Effexor for pain control and depression, so if you aren't...

  64. Just had spinal fusion Sept. 20-need uplifting
    ... the Doctors had put me on paxil, then switched to effexor , then to zoloft...all for the anxiety. However, we...
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