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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

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

What happens when you miss a dose?

Are the side affects terrible? Ive read about feeling achy like you have the flu, having blurred vision and nausea. I just came off of Effexor which I had really bad side affects with and I'm ...

Posted 29 Jun 2011 4 answers

How well does seroquel work for anxiety and panic attacks, is it a tranquilizer?

I have problems with major depression as well as anxiety and panic disorder. I take Effexor for the depression, and Neurontin and Klonopin for the anxiety. This worked well for a while but lately my ...

Posted 28 Sep 2011 4 answers

Has anyone taken effexor and wellbutrin together?

I have been on effexor 225 mg. for about 4 years for anxiety and depression. . Dr. added wellbutrin 300 mg. five weeks ago and hopes to wean me off effexor because of weight gain.(lots!!) Has anyone ...

Posted 19 May 2011 5 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

How long do effexor withdrawal symptoms last?

It's only been day 2 (insurance cancelled) of withdrawal & so far I've been feeling as though when I'm walking to whatever destination, my body arrives but my brain delays its ...

Posted 9 Feb 2014 5 answers

What is an equal dosage of Pristiq 50mg 1 daily and Effexor?

I have stopped taking Pristiq 50mg. per day and have been put on Effexor at 225 mg per day - what dosage of Effexor is required to equal 50mg. of Pristiq?

Posted 22 Apr 2013 6 answers

Why does the antidepressant Effexor cause weight gain?

When antidepressants cause weight gain, is that due to them altering appetite or altering metabolism/the way the body processes food and stores energy? I am particularly concerned with effexor, which ...

Posted 20 May 2006 2 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

Fear of taking Effexor?

My Dr suggested that I try Effexor since Zoloft had horrible side effects for me. I am very worried about Effexor after reading all these reviews. Has anyone had positive results when taking this for ...

Posted 16 days ago 7 answers

Depression - I've been hitting really low as MD adjusts my meds. Lexapro 10 mg to effexor er 37.5.?

... I think I need more seratonin. What advice can you give to help me make it to my next appointment

Posted 18 hours ago 3 answers

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