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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 14 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 11 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

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

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

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

Is Effexor XR 75mg an effective and safe alternative to Celexa 40mg?

I know that Celexa is an SSRI and Effexor is an SSNRI. So, another way to rephase what I'm asking is what exactly is norepinephine and what is it's relation to serotonin?

Posted 21 Apr 2013 4 answers

Having to go back on Effexor XR ?

i recently decided to come off of Effexor XR 150ml after taking it for 2 years. For the first month I did not Experience any anxiety however only now has it gone back somewhat to how it use to be ...

Posted 12 hours ago 4 answers

I have been on effexor xr and it's 37.5 mg and I noticed it making me tired. Will it go away my?

... tiredness go away ? Will it make me down?

Posted 1 day 22 hours ago 1 answer

Okay, I've posted a lot of my journey with Effexor xr. I've been on 150mg for 10 weeks and it has?

Helped bring me out of the darkest place I was in, but I still have depressive episodes mixed with anxiety. Should I increase my dose??

Posted 8 days ago 2 answers

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