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Posted 19 May 2017 by • 2 answers
Hey everyone, I've been taking Effexor 225mg (and 10mg of Benazepryl for slightly elevated blood pressure) for two plus years. I initially experienced the common dizziness, brain zaps, and other side effects most commonly prescribed at first, but eventually got to a stable point where my ...
Posted 31 Jan 2017 by • 8 answers
I am desperate for help or tips and suggestions on best thing to do. I have tried to gradually come off Effexor several times with NO success as its too severe and unbearable with the brain zaps and foggy head. Plus the anxiety and depression that comes stronger when I try to reduce. I have tried ...
Posted 27 Jan 2017 by • 5 answers
I am trying to get off of cymbalta after taking it for 10 years @ 120mg a day. Yes, I was prescribed cymbalta 60mg bid. Now missing a single days dose and I start getting zaps 24 hours later until the dip in systemic exposure (AUC) is recovered. If I miss two or three days (due to cost) I become ...
I need help. I'm desperate. How do you all get through these brain zaps. Mine are so horrible that I
Posted 26 Oct 2016 by • 2 answers
... don't want to move. No one understands
Posted 17 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
I have been on Viibryd 40mg for 2 years. For the last year I have been researching sleep paralysis and night terrors with no prevail until I heard the term "Brain Zaps". When I experience brain zaps that tells me I am going to have sleep paralysis and night terrors. I have been scared to ...
Paroxetine - How long do these terrible brain zaps last after discontinuing? this is worse than hot?
Posted 20 Oct 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 27 Oct 2015 by • 6 answers
I ve been taking Buspar (10mg 3x a day) for about 3 months now for anxiety. It took the medication a few weeks before it started working and it gave me headaches for a few weeks but after that I thought everything was fine. Now, in the last week I ve been experiencing these "brain zaps" ...
Posted 18 Mar 2016 by • 5 answers
I am at 37.5mg now started off at 150mg been on it for 2 and a half months! Today is my 3rd day dizziness, anxiety, brain zaps, nasuea. I thought I would not have side effects bad cause I haven't been on it long. I will stay at this 37.5 for a week and Tuesday I quit taking it I am so worried ...
Posted 22 Mar 2016 by • 2 answers
... had some pretty annoying side-effects. I only missed 1 does but had extra bad brain zaps, dizziness, headache and confusion. Does anyone else get this on only missing 1 dose? I also have a number of side effects that I only just realised that may be due to the med. Has anyone else still get ...
Posted 18 Aug 2015 by • 6 answers
I don't take any other meds for anxiety, just Exforge for hypertension. I'm reading these reviews and wondering what "brain zaps" are. I'm a lot nervous about taking this and I am worried about what I can expect as side effects.
Posted 23 Nov 2015 by • 2 answers
Posted 3 Nov 2015 by • 2 answers
Didn't know the side effects till I started always tried to quit was good for four or five days then brain zaps would happen causing insomnia so I'd have to take another pill but now after the pill i still have the zaps so I am trying to wean myself off going to start cutting the pills in ...
Posted 19 Aug 2014 by • 4 answers
i have been taking cymbalta for about 10 years... good for pain and depression... had brain zaps from time to time ..especially if i forgot to take cymbalta on time ..but now i have been taking the generic instead if real thing and i have been having brain zaps most everyday ... is anyone else ...
Posted 9 Oct 2015 by • 1 answer
... me because it is something I did not have before Has anyone ever experienced these zaps or sensations in the head that only last a split second I get them a few times a day. GB gdb6646@yahoo,com
Posted 30 Aug 2015 by • 2 answers
Was on effexor 75, than 150 than 225mg all in like 3 weeks. Once i bumped up to 225mgs i keep getting these brain zaps and my chest hurts, what do i do how do i stop this???