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Posted 30 May 2012 by • 74 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 13 Oct 2013 by • 26 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 12 Apr 2010 by • 8 answers
Posted 9 Oct 2012 by • 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 21 Feb 2011 by • 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 18 May 2014 by • 6 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 19 Nov 2013 by • 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 27 Jul 2010 by • 10 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 ??
Posted 2 Aug 2010 by • 17 answers
For the several days I have takent the new one venlafaxine, I have been extremely dizzy. I have often had low levels of "vertigo" but this is off the cahrts. Could it be caused by this med change? Is it a problem to be concerned about?
Posted 22 May 2012 by • 6 answers
Hello all! I started Effexor XR one month ago at 75 mg. I went to my Doctor today because I've been having problems with shakiness, nervousness, sweating and sometimes just feel out of it. I thought maybe he would change the medication, instead he increased to 150mg. Is this normal? Has anyone ...
Posted 21 Apr 2013 by • 5 answers
I know that Celexa is an SSRI and Effexor is an SSNRI. So, another way to rephase what I'm asking is what exactly is norepinephine and what is it's relation to serotonin?
Posted 13 Sep 2010 by • 4 answers
i started taking it yesterday morning. i've read that many ppl reported it making them feel wired, so i didnt wanna take it at night. i know meds affect everyone differently... and boy did it have an affect on me! it was all i could do all day to keep my eyes open. i felt like a zombie. i ...
Posted 23 Dec 2013 by • 9 answers
... than one time a night, especially in winter when the heat comes on, sweaty and cold. It sucks. Does anyone know what to do about this? Frank
Posted 23 Nov 2013 by • 2 answers
So in 2009 I had my first baby. I've had GAD since I was 19, was on Effexor XR for a short time before getting pregnant, was off it during my pregnancy and despite being more worried than average, I had a great pregnancy and delivery. However I had horrible, constant panic attack anxiety ...
Posted 27 Jan 2014 by • 1 answer
I'm dealing with some post partum anxieties with my second baby. With my first I had horrible post partum anxieties but refused to take meds and suffered for months! This time I agreed to meds and started 37.5mg of Effexor. I'm on day 3. Feeling very nauseous and fatigued all the time. ...
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