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Re: Terrified of Effexor

Posted by rosalinda on June 14, 2001, at 2:47:25

In reply to Re: Terrified of Effexor rmshed, posted by SalArmy4me on June 13, 2001, at 18:55:51

> Effexor is a viable option for you because:
> *It has the possibility of affecting serotonin, norepinephrine, _and_ dopamine--more chemicals--thus increasing your chances for relief.
> *It has no anticholinergic side-effects.
> *Sexual disturbances are reported less than with SSRIs.
> *It has gained the acceptance of psychiatrists worldwide in less than 8 years of U.S. FDA approval.
> *It has few significant interactions with other medications.
> *The idea of it being addicting due to withdrawal effects is unfounded; if it had any chance of being addicting, it would have been labeled at least a Schedule IV substance by the U.S. DEA.

I feel a bit frustrated at this dismissal of the troubles that so many people have discussed on this board! Effexor can be a very helpful medication, but the suffering caused by withdrawal is very real. Denying its existence won't help anybody. Admitting its reality and figuring out ways to deal with it will!




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