Anxiety, and depression. Very bad social anxiety. Worry alot about my problems,almost OCD ish.Can anyone give me any good information on Effexor,please am starting 37.5 mg dosage tomorrow.
I have just started on Effexor.Was on Celexa it did nothing but make me worse.I have anxiety, and d?
- 10 May 2016 by jethro bach
- 5 August 2016
- effexor, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety and stress
Effexor is usually a faster acting antidepressant. It works well for many. You doctor should make you aware of the withdrawal you may have if you ever come off of it. You should take it everyday at the same time and try not to miss a dose.
Hope you feel better soon :)
Celexa being an SSRI and Effexor and SSNRI and with Effexor you're now taking a serotonin as well as a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. If you could offer some information on other medications you're taking that would be very helpful also are you seeing a psychiatrist family medicine doctor or both . I suffered from chronic anxiety for many many years as well as PTSD. Just remember take a breath and I look forward to further contact with you .
Jethro I know that this was posted sometime ago but I had the same issues with being so tired and only moving from the bed to the couch I was a zombie all while trying to be a mother to a toddler I asked my Dr if I could switch from taking it at night instead of in the am .. I did switch it and it made a huge difference.. Hope this helps and best of luck
- Effexor Information for Consumers
- Effexor Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Effexor (detailed)
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