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SSRI’s vs SNRI’s - What's the difference between them?

Venlafaxine XR - delayed WD symptoms?

I missed a week of Venlafaxine XR 150mg and started getting withdrawal symptoms. I started taking it again and felt better at first. But after about a week I've started feeling worse. Is this normal? Could it be delayed withdrawal symptoms? Or could it just be because things needs to... read more

Effexor XR, Aurobindo, Teva?

I started taking brand name Effexor XR 150mg 5 years ago. About 2 years ago, the insurance company switched me to Aurobindo's version of venlafaxine ER at 150mg. I didn't have any side effects. Roughly 2 months ago, the pharmacy switched me to Teva's version of venlafaxine ER at... read more

My pharmacy just switched my Effexor XR 75 mg to this generic - venlafaxine HCL 75mg - Is this ok?

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?

Effexor XR - Does the yawning go away? Why am I so tired and have depressive episodes?

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... read more

Venlafaxine/Effexor ER 150mg to 225 mg?

My PDR just upped me from 150 to 225 because I was feeling tired and still had some symptoms. I am in my second week of the 150mg. SHould i have giving it more time?? I am kind of worried because it is the highest recommended dose. Is there much difference in the two dosages?? Is there anyone else... read more

Effexor XR - Venlafaxine and weight gain/loss?

Hi there Mi have been on sertraline for 2 years, I have just weaned off them on the advice from the doctor and she has prescribed me venlafaxine. I was wondering if anyone had experienced weight gain or loss with this AD? Sertraline caused a huge weight gain and ideally I want an AD that isn't... read more

Venlafaxine vomiting after first dose?

I got prescribed these today as a replacement for sertraline as I was on 200mg and all it was doing was making my anxiety horrifically worse. My dosage for this is 75mg once per day. I took the tablet with some food (some good old fashioned dairylee dunkers and fruit) and felt fine! Then around... read more

I'm currently taking venlafaxine er (effexor) for depression. I still have trouble sleeping; is it?

... safe to combine with diphenhydramine (simply sleep or sominex)

Effexor - venlafaxine and trazodone?

... Does anyone take these two meds together? The Effexor helps with generalized, social disorder, and panic attacks..even as it keys me up..helps me from becoming unglued I take 50mg of trazodone at night..helps me sleep... helps with anxiety

Can I take Venlafaxine and Wellbutrin together? I have taken these drugs at different in the past?

I read a review on this site from someone who found that adding wellbutrin to venlafaxine was helpful. I've been extremely depressed, as in doing nothing, even activities that are extremely enjoyable to me. Years ago wellbutrin seemed to help me get up and go. effexor (also taken in the past,... read more

I accidentally took my morning meds tonight. Do I take my night meds now?Do I skip am meds in morn?

Am meds: PLAVIX, Coreg cr, ,Clopidogrel, Venlafaxine. Pm meds: Simvastatin, Aspirin, Had a HA blockage in LAD in 2009. Ended up with 6 stents in LAD after a Vaso-vagal event

Venlafaxine - muscle and joint aches on 37.5 Effexor ER (venlafaxine)?

I started this medicines 4 months ago for on/off anxiety. Since then I’ve had terrible muscle and joint aches in my shoulders and arms. Plus I’ve had lower abdominal pain continuously. Been thru a battery of tests with normal results. My aching and pain is real! They say it isn’t... read more

Can you split a 150 mg Venlafaxine extended release tablet and use it as a 75 mg tablet?

doing this as I went to bupropion 150 mg 3x day 1 month then wanted to go back on Venlafaxine as it did a much better job in controlling my mood and wondered if I should start on 1/2 dose for a few days, I had been on 150 mg Venlafaxine prior once a day.

Is Propranolol affecting my Venlafaxine?

I have a question about depression medications. I have had major depression (and OCD) for over 15 years, and most Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors weren't helping me. Then my doctor prescribed me Venlafaxine, and it's been the most helpful drug I have ever taken. Venlafaxine is a Serotonin... read more

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