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Posted 30 May 2012 • 84 answers
I have been treated for depression for over 20yrs and now have severe major depression for last 6 months. I take 150 mg Effexor XR and it doesn't seem to be working. I also have anxiety and panic attacks.
Posted 17 Jan 2013 • 38 answers
In the past I took myself off 150mg daily Effexor XR and had bad withdrawals for 2 weeks. After that I was fine. I lost all the weight I had gained whilst on Effexor, which was why I stopped it. After a year I got very depressed again and was put back on 150mg daily Effexor XR. A few days ago I ...
Posted 13 Oct 2013 • 34 answers
I am stressed very easily, nervous, have stomach aches and cry every day. Been on 150 mg for 2 weeks. Felt very blah, almost depressed the first week and a little more nervous the second. I pray that this works for me. The many weeks on Lexapro 20 mg did not help. I love my job of 20 years, but ...
Posted 3 Nov 2004 • 33 answers
I am currently taking 150mg of Effexor XR. If I skip a day or lord forbid 2 days, I have severe symptoms. These range from the body/brain shock sensation, sensitivity to noise, dizzy, mental confusion, speech slurring, changes in body temp and severe agitation. Also have GI issues with nausea, gas, ...
Posted 12 Apr 2010 • 10 answers
Posted 27 Jan 2014 • 6 answers
I am currently taking Xanax and Risperdal for severe social and general anxiety that keeps me confined to my house most of the time. I am just getting off of BuSpar and starting Effexor XR, 150mg daily tomorrow. A few times a week I like to watch sporting events a have a few drinks, and ...
Posted 18 May 2014 • 8 answers
Sorry if this has already been answered..I'm not used to q&a forums really. (Providing a lengthy info) I am a 22 year old female. I was first prescribed venlafaxine a couple months ago for general anxiety and depression. My doctor started me on 37.5 for the first week, told me to double ...
Posted 30 Aug 2012 • 13 answers
I know this has been asked a lot as i have read forum after forum. I dont seem to find a clear answer. Is there anyone who has successfully quit effexor cold turkey? I am very brand new to antidepressants. A brief stint with paxil 17 yrs ago with no noticeable change. I began celexa in march for 6 ...
Posted 9 Oct 2012 • 8 answers
Im a 25 year old male and iv taken Zoloft about two years ago for my social anxiety and it worked for about a month then did the complete opposite and made me more nervous then before. Also i recently tried Lexapro and the first day i took it, it was unbearable for me, it made me extremely nervous ...
Posted 15 Aug 2012 • 18 answers
I am being titrated off of Effexor XR . I was on 225 mg and my Dr. lowered it to 75 mg in under a month. I started to experience SEVERE nausea, vertigo , severe headache, symptoms of "spinning in head"wooziness,stomach pain,extreme fatigue. I can not function at all. I also have developed ...
Posted 19 Nov 2013 • 6 answers
For those who have followed my story. I suffer severe constant anxiety. I even have a bag packed to go to emergency it is so bad/ I have been on 10 mg of prozac which didn't seem to do me any good at all. I saw the Dr yesterday and he switched me to Effexor. 37.5 mg caps for a week and then ...
Posted 9 Nov 2017 • 3 answers
I've been taking Effexor XR in the AM for only 2 weeks but im.find that when I settle down at bed time and through the night I'm jittery and anxious yet I don't feel that way during the day when I take it. During the day I feel good. Should I try switching the time I take it?
Posted 2 Aug 2010 • 20 answers
For the several days I have taken the new one venlafaxine. I have been extremely dizzy. I have often had low levels of "vertigo" but this is off the charts. Could it be caused by this med change? Is it a problem to be concerned about?
Posted 21 Feb 2011 • 4 answers
I have been taking effexor xr for about 6 months and it seemed to work pretty well. However, lately I have been waking up in the morning very anxious and a bit depressed. I take 75 mg at night, does anyone think that it would be better to take it in the AM? H
Posted 27 Jul 2010 • 11 answers
I have been taking 75 mg daily Effexor XR I am feeling great. Doctor renewed prescript and wrote it for Generic (93 7385 ) Do Brand name and Generic Effexor work on the same ??
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