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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 6 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

Do you have a phone # ?

Outside of US, can you provide me 1 month of EFFEXOR XR ?

Posted 1 day 17 hours ago 1 answer

I need to get off of this effexor xr. When I take it only 1 hour late I get major withdrawel. I?

... tried before but my speech was slurred and I was a mess. Been on it for 4 years. Help! Plus ive gained 30 lbs in 4 years!

Posted 3 days ago 1 answer

Effexor XR - when will I know if I no longer need to take effexor?

Or if I need a stronger dose?

Posted 31 Mar 2014 3 answers

Major depression & dr's aren't listening???

I have been taking Effexor XR for approx 10 yrs. Solidly for 7 yrs now. The Dr's have put me on the max dose for over a year. The problem is I still suffer from PTSD and Major Depression ...

Posted 14 Mar 2014 5 answers

I have been taking bupropion for about 6 months now and it has really helped me with depression and?

ADD. I take 150 mg every day but I still feel nervous. I am a very nervous person and my job is very stressful so I told my pdoc and he added effexor xr. I also take 1mg of clonozepam every night to ...

Posted 11 days ago 1 answer

Side effects switching from Venlafaxine HCL to Effexor XR, exact same dosage?

I've been on Effexor XR since 2007 for Depression & Anxiety. I switched to the generic Venlafaxine HCL when it became available without a problem & stayed at the same dose for years. I ...

Posted 24 Feb 2014 2 answers

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