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How long does venaflaxine take to work?

I am a carer for my husband,he had a stroke 2 years ago, came out of hospital doing well. 6 months post stoke had his first seizure, given meds to help. Meds not working given more and more meds. ...

Posted 14 days ago 6 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

Does Venlafaxine contain gluten?

I have Celiac Disease and cannot take any meds which contain wheat, or are manufactured near wheat or wheat products. Any information you can provide on whether or not this medication would have ...

Posted 11 days ago 1 answer

How do I stop taking Venlafaxine XR 75mg?

I have 10 pills left and am living in Mexico. I would like to stop taking this medication if possible. I have been taking it constantly since 2007. Will I need to get more pills here in Mexico to ...

Posted 27 Aug 2014 2 answers

Does Hypercare work for excessive facial sweating?

After breast cancer bilateral mastectomy surgery I take meds (anastrozole and venlafaxine) that cause sweating on my face. Do you recommend Hypercare for the face or is there a better option?

Posted 17 Aug 2014 1 answer

Tips to help with venlafaxine discontinuation/withdrawal?

Currently on day three no venlafaxine after a slow tapering (self done as my doctor was clueless to discontinuation syndrome and actually advised abrupt cessation of taking) and its truly unbearable. ...

Posted 19 Aug 2014 1 answer

My brother started taking venlafaxine about a month ag and he is acting really crazy, and thinks he?

... wants to die. not acting like himself

Posted 6 Aug 2014 1 answer

If I have Multiple side effects from Venlaxafine, how fast can I stop this drug?

Started low dose and increased to 75mg BID. After 2 weeks, I'm having multiple side effects: rash, severe itching, trouble urinating, anorexia, malaise, flu-like aches and weakness, worsening ...

Posted 12 Jul 2014 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 25 Jul 2014 1 answer

Venlafaxine - What experiences has anyone had during Serotonin syndrome?

After increasing my dose, I had profuse sweating, heat intolerance, palpitations, asthenia, low B/P, graying out to the floor, increased heart rate. NO SEIZURES OR IRREGULAR HEARTBEAT. Does that ...

Posted 17 Jul 2014 1 answer

I am taking Venlafaxine 37.5 mg and I am wandering if I can take Garcinia Cambogia Pure Extract?

I heard that Garcinia Cambogia increases your seriton levels and Venlafaxine also increases your seriton level. I am wanting to know is it safe to take both of these together.

Posted 6 May 2014 3 answers

Effexor - I am currently taking venlafaxine hcl 225mg. It's been a miracle! I am 48yo, and trying to

... get pregnant. My husband also takes venlafaxine 37.5mg to start. Are there adverse effects to the baby in utero or after? We both take this medication for PTSD complications so my concerns are: ...

Posted 2 Jul 2014 1 answer

I am a 57 year old veteran and I just got home from seeing my psyciatrist at the va hospital and?

was diagnosed with severe depression. she prescribed me lithium carbonate 300mg 1 capsule in morning and 2 caps at bedtime also venlafaxine hcl 100 mg take one and one half twice a day for anxiety ...

Posted 29 May 2014 4 answers

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