6 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine with a cost of $50-99

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Apr 11, 2011 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, panic attacks, weight gain, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, panic attacks, depressed mood, depressed mood

Dec 19, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, panic attacks, weight gain, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I feel much better since I have been taking Effexor. Before I started this treatment I thought I was losing my mind. My anxiety, panic attacks, and depression was out of control. This treatment has saved my life, and now although I am disabled due to depression, and fribomyalgia, I feel hopeful, and that's a great thing to feel.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, panic attacks, depressed mood, depressed mood

Nov 21, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (drowsiness, panic attacks, weight gain, depressed mood)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication controlls my major depression. Without it I felt like I was losing my mind. It does affect my weight, and causes me to be drowsy during the day time. I barely sleep at night 2-4 hours each night. So it would be good if I could go to sleep at bedtime and stay asleep. Instead of feeling sleepy during the day time. Now that I am not working the cost of this medication is becoming a burden, but I need it and will find a way to pay for it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, drowsiness, panic attacks, depressed mood, depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Sep 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for short term memory problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Apr 19, 2010 (Started Sep 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for short term memory problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: 1. took at night, no problems. 2. made me feel more awake and energized, helped me sleep more. did not however remove any symptoms just helped a little. 3. helped my thought process, slowed my rambling thoughts, helped me remember stuff and calmed my nerves.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Mar 1, 2009 (Started Sep 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for short term memory problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The best thing ever for depression, confusion, memory loss! This is equally as important as Lyrica!

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 30, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: elevated blood pressure, constipation

Jun 18, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation, elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: elevated blood pressure, constipation

  • 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 (slowed thinking, slow speech (bradyarthria))
  • 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

Jun 9, 2009 (Started Apr 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This med keep me level
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, weight gain, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 10, 2006 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: i feel adicted to it i dislike phama believe that natural treatment is the only real answer but quiting the effexxor is all but impossible if anyone can help me get off it would apreciate
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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