Can anyone tell me if they had side effects on Effexor? My dr just changed my medication from Wellbutrin 300 mgs to Effexor 75mg then on 4th-150mgs. I have read a lot about weight gain & sexual side effects ... I have already gained 50 lbs on Wellbutrin & can't afford anymore weight gain &I definitely don't want a problem reaching an orgasm either. Has anyone who has been on this had those problems? Please share your experience with me! I am hoping this switch won't be bad! Thanks!
My dr just looked at me like I was nuts. I was put on wellbutrin and immediately started gaining weight. I saw my dr on Monday and told him I want back on my old med, effexor. I was on it for 10 yrs and didn't have a problem with weight gain, or sexual side effects, for that matter.
The side effects I had with Effexor was a big weight gain, indigestion and heartburn. I did very well on it. It got rid of my depression and anxiety. We all react differently, so you may not gain any weight on Effexor. Some do and some don't. Someone may have different side effects. You won't know until you try it.
I have been on Effexor 150 er for about 14yrs. For the most part it has serve the purpose but the side effects are beginning to catch up with me. Weight gain, yawning, heart issues, head aches, fatigue to name a few. Sex life is nonexistent to me. My poor husband is totally neglected. No desire at all. I am researching getting off of it but to be honest it scares me to think of the terrible withdrawals of this drug. I just don't hv time to down. I'm on here looking for encouragement. Good luck to you.
I've been on effexxor for about a year now. For my anxiety it works great, however, I have no sex life left. I'm also on lisinpril and amolpide for HB. These are all the meds I take. One of them, or all of them have completely ended my sex life. When I read some are having difficulty achieving an orgasm, I laugh. With my limp tool, I don't even get s chance to start. So. By elimination, I will try to find out which med. It is for me. The only thing I know left to try.
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