Have been cutting back my meds since April 2014 and have been doing well. Was on 300mg and until a couple of days ago was on 37.5mg. Since dropping that last tablet (2 days ago) I have felt horrendous. Head feels like it's going to explode it's so painful and emotions have gone crazy. Keep crying for no reason and thought for the first time in years about harming myself. Has anyone else experienced this? Thanks, Geraldine.
Geraldine Yes with Effexor You may have to taper that last part much slower you have done real well coming off 300mg to 37.5 if you were having no problems until you went to 37.5 you should talk with your doctor and see if there is a different way of tapering it down this is a very hard one to come off of. when i tried going off i had the same feelings and also wierd like electrical brain zaps so you may want to continue with the 37.5mg until you can get together with your doctor you don't need those thoughts going through your mind..All my best to you have a nice weekend Chuck1957
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