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Active ingredient: venlafaxine hydrochloride
ATC Code: N06AX16

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Level of Satisfaction 41%

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Effectiveness 41%
Quantity of side effects 58%
Severity of side effects 50%
Ease of use 75%

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Efexor XL
26/07/2017 | | 43moderated by Charlotte
venlafaxine hydrochloride (150mg) for chronic depression

Developed Steven-Johnson syndrome as a side effect, it felt like I was witnessing what was happening to me through somebody else's eyes, an out-of-body experience, really horrendous nightmares.
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Efexor XL
24/07/2017 | | 45moderated by Susan
venlafaxine hydrochloride (150mg) for dysthymia

I started on 150 mg Efexor per day, I didn't know what I made of it, to start off with I would just sit there, staring into space.. But fair enough I do have ADHD, I relied on this drug and I simply couldn't be without it any more. Was on Efexor for about 8 years and then all of a sudden I was given Venlafaxine (I was told it was the same) and the symptoms started coming back.. so I had another...
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