so I forgot to get my refill last time i was in my hometown (where my doctor is) and haven't had my dose of Effexor for the past 2 days, (I should get it within the next couple days) but for the past few hours I have been having really weird things happening, I get really dizzy randomly, and my brain keeps doing this weird thing, the best way to explain it is its skipping and I have mini brain blackouts that only last a second and during these skips my body goes numb. also my body keeps twitching in a robotic way, I have also had other normal symptoms of missed dose like crazy nausea but I didn't read anything about brain skipping.
EMILLIE; yes this is withdrawal from not taking you Effexor Even skipping one dose some start to have problems so chalk this up so you now to order early this is terrible when this happens Also remember to take them just as you are supposed to when you get them, Don't take extra thinking because you have not had any. If you are not already it does help if you take it at about the same time each day or night so you keep your level where it should be. Sorry, you have to go through this. I know it is not fun.But please don't worry about the symptoms you have written down that is all from the missing Effexor. Breath deep and slow, And just remember you will be better very soon. try and take it a bit easy if you can. Chuck1957 and Merry Christmas.
Hi an awful way to feel but this is normal with missed effexor dose or when withdrawing from it.happened to me one weekend i forgot my prescription - thought i was going to die. Shortly after you take your next effexor it will ease and stop completely dont worry. I have recently gone from 487.5mg to zero and it was brutal - still two weeks off effexor and still with brain shivers/zaps/confusion etc. This is a very potent drug with a short half life and thats the main reason for your symptoms.i hope you feel a little better soon - dont push yourself - you will get there.john
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