118 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine

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Aug 6, 2009 (Started Sep 17, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 18, 2009 (Started Feb 22, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: slow speech (bradyarthria), slowed thinking

Aug 26, 2008 (Started Feb 22, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (slow speech (bradyarthria), slowed thinking)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: slow speech (bradyarthria), slowed thinking

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2009 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depression/Anxiety/Mood Swings)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (feeling hot/overheating, flushing, inability to sleep, facial flushing)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Effexor worked great for my depression but I wasn't able to sleep because my mind was racing too much. When I stopped taking Cymbalta my leg pain acted up again so I got off the Effexor and started taking Cymbalta again.
Side effects: facial flushing, feeling hot/overheating, flushing, inability to sleep

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Nov 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depression/Anxiety/Mood Swings)
  • Side effects
    Mild (feeling hot/overheating, flushing, facial flushing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: So far it's working great. I have felt better in the past couple of days than I have in 5 years. I hope it continues to have this effect on me.
Side effects: facial flushing, feeling hot/overheating, flushing, inability to sleep

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started May 10, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 31, 2009 (Started Feb 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2009 (Started Jan 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 3, 2010 (Started Oct 09, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 17, 2010 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was oringinally prescribed for hot flashes, and it doesn't work at all for those and I having been gaining wt. every month, which I always had a problem gaining now I can't stop gaining weight.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 18, 2010 (Started Dec 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 225 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2010 (Started Feb 15, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Side effects: nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
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