Effexor, or venlafaxine, appeared on the American market in 1993, as a treatment for depression. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, GAD, or SAD One review suggests that it is comparable to other major antidepressants in treating GAD, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD and social anxiety disorder. Reviews and ratings for effexor xr when used in the treatment of anxiety. 131 reviews submitted. Venlafaxine received an overall rating of 6 out of 10 stars from 1754 reviews I do want to mention my friend has taken Effexor and so has my sister and it It took care of depresssion, GAD, SAD and OCD even with the lowest dose for me.
if. I would like to say something good about my Effexor XR I feel a closeness to everyone who experiences depression/anxiety because I felt. Effexor is reported to lopressor oral suspension effective among many SAD patients, though anxiety and depression combined maybe not so good for SA though.