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09 Oct 2008

VENLOR
Dear Cybershrink

I am currently on Venlor (which is a generic of effexor). I would like to know if this medication helps with depression as well as anxiety as I suffer from both of these.

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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

This is an antidepressant medication. It may help some people with anxiety symptoms, though in my experience in some people it may heighten anxiety symptoms ; other varieties of modern antidepressants, of the SSRI family ( Aropax, Prozac etc ) are probably better for the anxiety component of such problems
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