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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 8 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

I have been off venlafaxine for 2 days. I was on varying dosages of Effexor XR and venlafaxine XR?

... over the last 7 years (from 225 mg to most recently 37.5 mg). While I will say that this drug helped me out early on, I have felt it hasn't worked for me for YEARS. Which is why I wanted to ...

Posted 6 days ago 1 answer

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

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 anyone taking Effexor take another antidepressant to supplement it? I have been?

... on Effexor for quite sometime now, I take wellbutrin with it. This really does not get me over the depression, I've have tried Abilify as well. I just wondered about other combinations that ...

Posted 11 Jun 2014 4 answers

Effexor XR - I have treatment resistant depression and have been on Effexor for quite some time.?

... Today I was prescribed 20Mg of Prozac to be taken with my Effexor. Has anyone been on this combo before? I would like to hear from anyone who has, and success or failure stories. thanks!

Posted 1 Jul 2014 1 answer

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

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 found taking effexor XR one of the most helpful AD and anxity meds yet... but I had had to stop?

... taking them due to the side effects major major sweating, weight gain and hives towards the end. I have since tried others but found nothing to work as well for both depression and anxity. Has ...

Posted 4 Jun 2014 3 answers

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