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Is Effexor habit forming?

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Sidekick55 26 Oct 2017

No. There are discontinuation symptoms from stopping it, but it does not create a reward response like recreational drugs.

WildcatVet 26 Oct 2017

Excellent answer, sidekick!

flamin57 26 Oct 2017

Thanks for your input.

Irish john 15 Nov 2017

Hi ive been on effexor for over 15 years at a high dose.its not habit forming but if i miss a dose i will know by lunchtime with the very uncomfortable brain zaps start.i forgot to renew my prescripton in pharmacy over one bank holiday weekend once - horrific ! free discount card

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