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Posted 18 May 2014 by • 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 22 Oct 2014 by • 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, ...
Posted 2 Aug 2010 by • 19 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 4 Jan 2012 by • 8 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 ...
Posted 6 May 2011 • 2 answers
I have been taking venlafaxine XR, 150mg for several months now. I have almost constant fatigue and / or sleepiness throughout the day. This problem is interferring with my quality of life. I have tallked to my family dr.& psychiatrist several times about this problem. They seem to dismiss it! ...
Posted 14 Nov 2015 by • 5 answers
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
Posted 27 Aug 2014 by • 2 answers
I have 10 pills left and am living in Mexico. I would like to stop taking this medication if possible. I have been taking it constantly since 2007. Will I need to get more pills here in Mexico to wean myself off of it, and should the dosage amount be reduced? How many days would it take to get off ...
Posted 27 Feb 2017 by • 4 answers
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 ...
Posted 4 days ago by • 2 answers
I’ve been on venlafaxine hcl er for 6 years. I went between 37.5-75mg, nothing more, and recently tried the bead removal technique, but now I’m having side effects. I gradually removed beads from a 37.5mg capsule for the last 3 months, and after I had removed 2 beads for a couple weeks, ...
Posted 4 days ago by • 0 answers
I increased my venlafaxine dose 3 days ago from 37.5mg to 75mg and now I am feeling really spaced out, tired and unable to concentrate on anything. All I want to do is crawl into bed and sleep. Is this normal for the increased dose? I have been on 37.5mg for 3 months before increasing a few days ...
Posted 16 days ago by • 1 answer
I was put on venlafaxine hcl ER 150mg once a day and only been on it for 14 days before I stopped. I started getting real dizzy feelings so I stopped it. Now it's been 4 days since I took it and I am getting dizzy spells again. Since I was only on it for 14 days are these dizzy feelings ...
Posted 3 May 2018 by • 3 answers
So, I’ve been off of Venlafaxine XR 37.5 for over a month now at the discretion of my doctor, and the feelings of paranoia and intrusive thoughts that I had while on the medication are still there. I don’t recall every experiencing those symptoms before getting on the medication, which ...
Posted 2 Jun 2018 by • 0 answers
I am being treated with Lupron (shot) for prostate cancer. One side effect is very bad hot flashes. They started me at 37.5mg venlafaxine pills and then increased it to 75mg the flashes are still very bad. Iwant to go to 150mg. Does anyone have experience with this. I don't want to overdo it, ...
Posted 7 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
I take 150mg Effexor XR each morning without food, and I never experienced an upset stomach, which I assumed was the reason it says to take with food. My anxious personality says the medicine isn’t working its full potential because I am taking it on an empty stomach. I would ask my doctor ...
Posted 20 Apr 2018 by • 5 answers
I have been taking venlaxafine for 8 years and for the last few years have been suffering from extreme lethargy. Could venlaxafine be the cause?
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