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Dizziness after being on Effexor for 2+ Years?

Posted 19 May 2017 by cjchris45 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 ...

Hi I have been on Effexor xr for 10+years now and want to come off as I am starting a family soon?

Posted 31 Jan 2017 by stellalouanna 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 ...

Cymbalta - What can be done to stop the brain zaps as I titrate off of cymbalta?

Posted 27 Jan 2017 by Morebrainpainnogain 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 sulley2133 2 answers

... don't want to move. No one understands

Has anyone been sleep walking after night terrors on Viibryd?

Posted 17 Oct 2016 by Viking Goddess 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 ...

Can Buspar cause Brain Zaps?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 by sheilac3102 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" ...

3rd day coming off Effexor XR?

Posted 18 Mar 2016 by Aliciapaul357 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 ...

Hi I have been on Lexapro for about 20 years. I am currently on 40mg daily and I missed a dose and?

Posted 22 Mar 2016 by the_shewolf 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 ...

Buspirone - Just started Buspar today for anxiety issues and panic attacks?

Posted 18 Aug 2015 by willow4280 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.

I've been takeing mirtazapine for about 9 months 30mg off and on for 9months want to stop?

Posted 3 Nov 2015 by aaron12v92 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 ...

Cymbalta and brain zaps?

Posted 19 Aug 2014 by hartline 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 ...

I am taking forteo for a week and after 5 days getting mild brain zaps It is tolerable but worries?

Posted 9 Oct 2015 by lakeashton 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

How do you get rid of brain zaps from effexor???

Posted 30 Aug 2015 by tomschar166 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???

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