Question for rileyyearl--Francie

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by mdjaj2231, Sep 8, 2005.

  1. mdjaj2231

    mdjaj2231 New Member


    I got your response to my post and was wondering what the difference was for you between being just on wellbutrin and that + the effexor.

  2. rileyearl

    rileyearl New Member

    You know, I was never just on Wellbutrin. I started the Effexor first and felt better, but not all the way. I never felt really joyful. She added the Wellbutrin and I felt so much better. I actually thought I was going manic when it kicked in, but someone I worked with told me that this was how I was supposed to feel!

    btw, now I take Cymbalta (120mg) instead of the Effexor. It's the same kind of ad as Effexor--works on serotonin and norepinephrine--plus it's supposed to help with pain. Lots of doctors are prescribing it for FM patients--even the ones who don't have depression.

    Hope that helps. Let me know if you have anymore questions!

  3. mdjaj2231

    mdjaj2231 New Member

    I'm going to ask my doctor next week.

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