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  1. Effexor for EDs?
    ... whole host of medications when in treatment for my ED. Effexor was one of those medications. There wasn't a lot of...
    ... Thanks - that does help. Are you still on Effexor or any other antidepressant? If not, how long were...
    ... I tried Effexor for depression. It was not helping, it made me worse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  2. Crazy Thinking
    ... that some people experience weight gain on, I took Effexor and Paxil and Trazodone and Klonopin without any weight...
    ... with the weight gain potential. Zoloft, Seroquel, Effexor , and Klonopin for anxiety. At that time I only gained...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Paxil Remeron Trazodone Tylenol Seroquel Zoloft

  3. Recovery and Exercise?
    ... I've been on with terrible withdrawal symptoms is Effexor (though everyone is different). Good luck to you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Xanax

  4. symptoms
    ... take it if he prescribed it, so then he put me on Effexor (not recommended as it has horrible withdrawal, as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Remeron Xanax

  5. Sister is anorexic - what do I do?
    ... dry mouth, and tooth grinding, and withdrawal from Effexor when I decided to stop it last year was a nightmare...

  6. Bulimic / Topamax
    ... because now i'm hungrier and am binging. i am also on effexor xr. that helps too for appetite but not as much as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Topamax

  7. more drugs
    ... So I got started on Wellbutrin in addition to my Effexor today, now that my ED symptoms are mostly okay. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  8. PLEASE help me stop binge eating ASAP!!
    ... there are lots of people on those boards). I was on effexor and it almost made me suicidal. I went from being...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  9. antidepressants?? need urgent advice and as much info as possible
    ... emotional I felt like I was going crazy. Lastly I tried effexor , which I do not recommend to anyone. If you are going ... to try an AD, do NOT start with effexor , it is the worst for side effects. Before effexor ... like I was going crazy!! I was NEVER like that before effexor , and after slowly weaning myself off of it, I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Zoloft

  10. New to the board, not new to Bulimia.
    ... could be going through withdrawls. I went through effexor withdrawl and it was sheer hell, although not as bad ... as the experience of being on effexor . I have been bulimic for nine years, and have had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fluoxetine Prozac

  11. Bulimia,Meds.,& Weight Gain
    ... pretty horrific experiences with them (especially Effexor ). Prozac is supposed to be the best AD for Eating...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Wellbutrin

  12. Birth Control Pill and EDs
    ... other thing that is going on with me has to do with Effexor . Is it possible to become physically dependant on...

  13. craaaaaaaaap
    ... fraud in that group. And I can't cry because I take Effexor and haven't been able to cry in over two months.....
    ... our obsessions. I am sorry you can't cry. I hated effexor when I was on it. It made me an insomniac. Hang...

  14. freaky dreams
    ... I try to blame it on my Effexor .. but I've been having a lot of vivid dreams lately...

  15. Medication Worry
    ... wondering if it causes weight gain? I've been on Prozac, Effexor , Celexa and Dothiepin and didn't gain weight on any...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Prozac Zoloft

  16. here we go again with all the lies
    ... disorders i've been prescribed prozac as well (along with effexor , celexa, zoloft, ...) and have alot of knowledge about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Prozac Zoloft

  17. binge eating and SSRI's
    ... already written alot about this on another thread... but Effexor helps with compulsion. Its used for OCD & Eating Disorders...

  18. Anyone on antidepressants to help stop bingeing?
    ... thread, but figured I'd respond here to!! I take Effexor and it was the one anti-depressant that helped control ... the compulsion to binge. My doc put me on Effexor for this reason & also it is one anti-depressant that ... me gain weight... I would probably stop taking it). Effexor reduced my compulsion ALOT, but it hasnt gone away ... about 1.5 years... and I contribute alot of it to the Effexor cuz once I was able to control the compulsion more...
    ... Hey guys :) thanks for your input :). What dose of effexor are you on Becky?...
    ... mood stabilizers (thank god), and he increased my Effexor by 37.5mg/day to get me out of falling into depressive...

  19. okay i was wrong...
    ... with your parents?? Anti-depressants? Ya, I take Effexor and it was the one anti-depressant that helped control ... about 1.5 years... and I contribute alot of it to the Effexor . Once I was able to control the compulsion more.....

  20. I'm gaining weight, but I don't want to go back to obsessing again
    ... ychologist, found out I had OCD, and was put on 187.5 mg of Effexor (By this time, I was also dealing with many other...

  21. Binge problems-which antidepressant?
    ... I have been taking Effexor for 6 months, but I am thinking about asking to switch ... period of time. I went to the doc who prescribed me Effexor for the depression. At the same time, I started a ... diet counteracted any weight gain side effects from Effexor . Now I have noticed that my appetite has increased...
    ... effects from Wellbutrin...but I had heard that about Effexor . I guess everyone is different. Right now I am trying...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  22. EDs at work
    ... notice how much I've lost weight and he put me on Effexor for depression and sent me to a psychologist. He also...

  23. Please can anyone help me
    ... testing. Oh, and I should add that I am taking 375 mg Effexor a day (and no, there isn't supposed to be a decimal...

  24. EDs and Effexor (anti-depressant)
    ... it's nice to see u:)...um...well...i started taking Effexor a while ago and stopped coz i literally thought about...
    ... ask u. Do any of you take anti-depressants?? Im on Effexor and it fuels my 'not eating' because it makes me feel ... disorders?? caroline!x I wish it WOULD! But Effexor 's biggest side effect for me was restoring my libido...
    ... worse as all i hear is the weight gain!! I suppose Effexor can work differently on other people..if i notice...
    ... I took effexor for a while. I wasn't as lucky as you. It actually...
    ... When I first went to my Dr. I was prescribed effexor and had noooo appetite for about a week but it came ... should be on Prozac and to see what happened w/ the effexor . I stopped taking the effexor because of sexual side...
    ... I have heard that effexor has a side effect of weight gain with some people ... . I am on effexor and I still binge eat...unfortunately....
    ... I was on Effexor last year and when I read the little brochure that ... severely limiting my eating, my doctor took me off the Effexor . It would probably be a good idea to mention this...
    ... i take effexor XR and 225 mg a day. effexor is a med that is supposed to help with eating disorders ... experience what you are eminemworshipper! i found that effexor made me so sick to my stomach that i had no problem ... after a while i started NOT wanting to purge.. and the effexor has helped me more than any counselor, family member ... or friends! good luck with the effexor , trust me, its a miracle worker, you just have to...
    ... .a lof of new replies...great!!! I haven't taken Effexor for a while, although Im thinking of starting AGAIN...
    ... I had a near suicidal experience with Effexor . Many people have had adverse reactions to this medication ... individuals (like myself) can be induced to "psychosis" by effexor . HOWEVER, I know this drug works for some people, ... everyone to have all the information that the manuf. of Effexor have kept hidden. LEXAPRO and PROAZC are much safer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft Prozac Lexapro

  25. Bulimic/Need Help
    ... Well, I saw my therapist on Wednesday. I am now on Effexor for my depression.I also have to get a complete physical...

  26. bulimia and meds
    ... I am on Effexor (an antidepressent) and take it twice a day. I try...

  27. uh-oh..what's happenin?!
    ... Yesterday...i started taking my 75mg dose of Effexor ....and..no...I didnt take it for my so-called depression ... related to 'depression' but....has anyone ever taken Effexor and had the effect where your pupils dilate?? It's...

  28. antidepressants??
    ... years and then it slowly stopped working. Now I am on effexor and I can't even tell you what a big differnence they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  29. anti d's ?'s
    ... which is a plus, because many psychiatric drugs do). Effexor is also another anti-depressant that worked well for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  30. Anti-depressants and weight gain?
    ... suffer from this side effect. I was put on 75MG of Effexor a couple of months later...and I haven't had any problems...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa