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Has anyone else been on venlafaxine/Effexor for 23 years? I have been concerned about long term use?
Posted 9 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
It worked well for my depression in the past. I took 75mg of Effexor XR with no need of increase for years. Was increased to 150 mg a number of years ago. Then the generic venlafaxine. Increased to 200 mg a a few years ago. As of Jan this year couldn't take the XR form due to insurance. Other ...
Posted 17 Jul 2014 by • 1 answer
My doctor put me on mood stabilizes cause I was irritable from the effexor and then after she told me that I might need to increase my effexor to 150 MG if the mood stabilizes don't work. Should I increase it my self, cause the mood stabilizes are helping with my anxiety or irritability.
Posted 17 Oct 2014 by • 3 answers
I have narcolepsy with cataplexy (cataplexy: a sudden episode of muscle weakness typically triggered by strong emotions) and I was recently prescribed flexeril for some back muscle pain, but since it is a muscle relaxant I am worried if it will make my cataplexy worse.
Posted 26 Apr 2014 by • 1 answer
I am prescribed to take both, but I've been getting unruly side effects. The side effects I've been experiencing are shakiness, mild vomiting, racing heartbeat, dizziness, and an overall uneasy/weak feeling. I'm used to the headaches and some nausea, but ever since my Effexor was ...
Posted 24 Feb 2012 by • 1 answer
It is suppose to help with cataplexy. Does it really?
Posted 29 Mar 2012 by • 1 answer
i was deignosed with narcolepsy/cataplexy about jun last year. i have had trubles with loss of control of my body, luckly i can still control my bladder. after i lose control i often hit the floor and when its over ppl say i become angry for a sort time, and the specialist says that coz a side ...
Posted 9 Mar 2011 by • 1 answer
... The stages I will go through in my life
I suffer from narcolepsy/cataplexy now for 4 yrs, have been on so many medications from specialists?
Posted 23 Mar 2010 by • 3 answers
is there a bit more information on this drug? why are they saying its a date/rape drug, because your in such a deep sleep. i have an autistic son and i have to be able to care for him also during the nights if needed. i am really scared to try another drug, and with this one it seems to be hard at ...
Posted 2 Nov 2009 by • 3 answers
In July I weighed 126 lbs. I was a 5'2" 38 yr. woman with a healthy muscular build with Narcolepsy, REM Sleep Disorder, and arthritis all in managed control since 2005. In April I was diagnosied with and started treatment for Fibromyalgia, and recently (2 weeks) learned there is damage to ...
Posted 21 Oct 2009 by • 1 answer
... happening to me,I spoke to a few drs.and finally got one to listen to me and I have appt @1.40 tomorrow,but scared out of my mind??? I have experienced these attacks daily,4-5 times daily.Iam just really scared and worried!