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Effexor Withdrawal Symptoms?

I am currently taking 150mg of Effexor XR. If I skip a day or lord forbid 2 days, I have severe symptoms. These range from the body/brain shock sensation, sensitivity to noise, dizzy, mental ...

Posted 3 Nov 2004 33 answers

What is a good medication for severe major depression?

I have been treated for depression for over 20yrs and now have severe major depression for last 6 months. I take 150 mg Effexor XR and it doesn't seem to be working. I also have anxiety and ...

Posted 30 May 2012 69 answers

Weaning Off Effexor XR How Have People Coped?

In the past I took myself off 150mg daily Effexor XR and had bad withdrawals for 2 weeks. After that I was fine. I lost all the weight I had gained whilst on Effexor, which was why I stopped it. ...

Posted 17 Jan 2013 9 answers

How long will it take to notice effexor xr helping for general anxiety disorder?

I am stressed very easily, nervous, have stomach aches and cry every day. Been on 150 mg for 2 weeks. Felt very blah, almost depressed the first week and a little more nervous the second. I pray that ...

Posted 13 Oct 2013 10 answers

Is is best to take Effexor XR at night or in the morning?

I have been taking effexor xr for about 6 months and it seemed to work pretty well. However, lately I have been waking up in the morning very anxious and a bit depressed. I take 75 mg at night, does ...

Posted 21 Feb 2011 4 answers

Effexor XR - How is Effexor better then Lexapro or Zoloft?

Im a 25 year old male and iv taken Zoloft about two years ago for my social anxiety and it worked for about a month then did the complete opposite and made me more nervous then before. Also i ...

Posted 9 Oct 2012 4 answers

Quitting effexor XR 75mg cold turkey! How long for withdrawl to cease?

I know this has been asked a lot as i have read forum after forum. I dont seem to find a clear answer. Is there anyone who has successfully quit effexor cold turkey? I am very brand new to ...

Posted 30 Aug 2012 4 answers

Can you have a drink or two while taking Effexor XR?

I am currently taking Xanax and Risperdal for severe social and general anxiety that keeps me confined to my house most of the time. I am just getting off of BuSpar and starting Effexor XR, 150mg ...

Posted 27 Jan 2014 5 answers

Effexor XR - Does the yawning go away? Why am I so tired and have depressive episodes?

Sorry if this has already been answered..I'm not used to q&a forums really. (Providing a lengthy info) I am a 22 year old female. I was first prescribed venlafaxine a couple months ago for ...

Posted 18 May 2014 4 answers

Well today is the first day of Effexor XR for me and I feel strange. Will this go away?

For those who have followed my story. I suffer severe constant anxiety. I even have a bag packed to go to emergency it is so bad/ I have been on 10 mg of prozac which didn't seem to do me any ...

Posted 19 Nov 2013 6 answers

I recently went up in dose of Effexor XR from 112.5 to 150 a couple days ago. I've been on med for?

Four weeks. Last week I just started to notice a slight decrease in depression. I also have daily anxiety. I also notice an increase in motivation and appetite. Pdoc says that it can take six to 8 ...

Posted 16 days ago 2 answers

I had posted a while ago about being on Effexor XR for a while. I recently had my dosage increased?

From 112.5 to 150mg(17 days ago) and though I do feel better with the depression and anxiety then I did when I started this med 6 weeks ago, I'm still dealing with daily GAD. My question is, ...

Posted 9 hours ago 1 answer

Anti Depressants and Qsymia ?

Is anyone else on a anti depressant and Qsymia? I take Effexor XR 150mg for anxiety and depression. Does anybody else take these medications together and how is the side effects. I weight 325, and ...

Posted 17 days ago 3 answers

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