i have taken efexor for about 2 yrs. so when i finally go off the medication i dont want to go back to what i was before it...
Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) and other antidepressants are known to cause withdrawal symptoms in those who quickly stop their medicine.
Effexor Withdrawal Symptomsn include, but are not limited to:
Irritability, Agitation, Dizziness, A burning or tingling sensation, Anxiety, Confusion, Headache, Insomnia, Tiredness.
In most people, these withdrawal symptoms improve with time, without the need for any treatment.
It is recommended that you taper off gradually with consultation of your doctor, hope this helps? Best of luck.
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