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

Posted 18 May 2014 by Sfltally2014 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 ...

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

Posted 22 Oct 2014 by jlamar 5 answers

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, ...

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

Posted 2 Aug 2010 by gertas 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?

Venlafaxine/Effexor ER 150mg to 225 mg?

Posted 4 Jan 2012 by nenag 4 answers

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 ...

Should I start venlafaxine?

Posted 16 Dec 2016 by rbeccamae 6 answers

I was just prescribed venlafaxine 37.5mg by my doctor for anxiety and depression. I have only taken it for 2 days and now I'm thinking I'm going to stop before I get myself in too deep. I have read everywhere online that the withdrawal symptoms from this drug are not worth the benefits ...

Venlafaxine - Hi everyone! I have a hard time swallowing pills?

Posted 7 days ago by crystal509 2 answers

... and have always either chewed them or opened the capsules and taken them that way. My question is: has anyone opened and swallowed thr pellets only? I asked my pharmacist, but she said it was slow release and I had to swallow it whole. Any advice would ve appreciated! Thank you!

Venlafaxine - I have been having obsessive thoughts of having to pee?

Posted 4 days ago by 2much2handle 1 answer

I have been taking this medication for years. I started at 75 mg and then about a year in had terrible obsessive thoughts and ended up going to 150mg. The thoughts calmed and I felt better so in the two years being on it I was tapering off and ended up below 75 mg because I was opening the capsule ...

Venlafaxine not covered under new drug plan? What should I take for anxiety/depression?

Posted 30 Dec 2016 by zaba12 3 answers

74 yo. long time on venlafaxine. need for anxiety and depression. Tried Lexapro and Paxil in an attempt to get off Effexor once. Just dulled me down. I don't need dull. Need clearer thinking and help with mild anxiety. assume change because of hypertension issues. I do have treated ...

Any one else experiencing extraprymadial side effects of Venlafaxine (Effexor XR 150mg) such as?

Posted 22 Oct 2016 by Wizmedic11 8 answers

... tongue rolling, grimacing, grunting, uncontrollable movements etc etc? I even have severe chronic left ear pain. All of these reactions worsen by end of the day.

Is it better to take venlafaxine hcl 37.5 tablet twice a day, or 75 mg capsule once a day?

Posted 17 days ago by Speaking for husband 1 answer

Psychiatrist recommends 75 1/d but general MD wants it at 37.5 2/d. Have been on 75 1/d for 2 years and it keeps severe depression at bay. Have gained 40 lbs since first depression which was sudden and unrelenting. Two other meds did not work but for 1 year each and had to be changed. No question ...

I've been told to cut down my mirtazapine and start venaflaxin together them stop mirtazapine?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by Facethefear 1 answer

I'm currently on 30mg mirtazapine and have been told to cut down to 15mg and start venlafaxine 37.5mg together for a week then to just stop the mirtazapine and increase the other up to 75mg I'm so worried about doing the Change over and don't know what to do. Please advice me.

Effexor XR - Venlafaxine 37.5mg dosage a views?

Posted 5 Dec 2016 by Dice1313 3 answers

Venlafaxine 37.5mg dosage one a day making me feel very tired Hate feeling to tired spaceds out in Bed room most of the time or on sofa as I've Been on it for 5 Days its in my system can I drop down to 25mg one a day after I ask my gp if it's ok to do will that make me feel less tired as ...

Discontinuation makes it sound like it's all my fault?

Posted 30 Nov 2016 by Sweargen 2 answers

Started taking psychotropic drugs 10yrs ago, stable cocktail of 225mg venlafaxine, 200mg quetiapine and 1100mg lithium. I have taken my last quetiapine 10 days ago equal reductions over 2 wk periods. I had no major problems and nothing lasting longer than a few days. For me the uncertainty of what ...

Venlafaxine gave me frequent hot flushes?

Posted 8 Dec 2016 by jen1946 1 answer

I took venlafaxine for five years, and it was perfect for anxiety and depression. About eight months ago, I started to experience frequent hot flushes. Trial an error showed it was the venlafaxine, so I stopped it. But it was a great shame, as it was the best I had. Does anyone know if this is a ...

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