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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 ...

Venlafaxine - can this make you constantly fatigued and sleepy?

Posted 6 May 2011 1 answer

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! ...

Is there anything more I can take with these tablets?

Posted 7 days ago by Sam Dorey 3 answers

Hi I was diagnosed with anxiety and depression. I also suffer with not being able to fall asleep. The medication I currently take is venlafaxine 225mg, mirtazapine 45mg and quetiapine 500mg. I have been on these medications for over a year now and I find myself worsening. Is there anything that can ...

Been on venlafaxine XL since 1st April. Increased to 150mg last Saturday. Feeling better in myself?

Posted 8 days ago by Clare0304 0 answers

... but for the last 3 days I've completely lost my sense of taste and smell. I've never had anything like this before and am wondering if it's linked to the tablets. Has anybody else experienced this?

Had breast cancer, got off HRT, was prescribed venlafaxine for hot flashes Bad idea?

Posted 3 May 2017 by zapmenot 0 answers

I've been on venlafaxine since March 2015 and started weaning myself off Dec. 2016. I was on 150MG then and got down to 18.75 (half a 37.5 tablet). The last two weeks I broke the half in half and now April 29 stopped taking any. WOW, I feel terrible! I thought I had chemo brain from my cancer ...

I'am currently taking 150mg of venlafaxine, Dr has put me on mirtazapine 15mg!?

Posted 19 days ago by Missywishy 0 answers

Cutting venlafaxine down to 75mg per day and one mirtazapine 15mg at night, will eventually be down to just mirtazapine 15mg. Taking the venlafaxine and mirtazapine together is making me feel really sleepy and woozy does anyone who has been on these 2 meds together feel the same

I was taking venlafaxine 75 mg 2x day - my doctor switched me to 75 mg xr once a day -?

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by ams123 1 answer

am I getting the same doseage? I feel like im missing a dose (dizziness, confusion, nausea) but was told 75xr is the same doseage as 75mg 2xday. that's not what by body is telling me.

How exactly does venlafaxine help with low back pain and nerve pain?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by Without2day 1 answer

I've had severe back pain low back for 15 plus years. It has controlled my life and made my life unbearable. I've recently been put on venlafaxine 37.5 mg once a day. If this drug works for depression, anxiety, etc just how will it work for my back and nerve pain? Thanks for any feedback.

Venlafaxine - Venlaflaxine advice needed?

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by Clare0304 0 answers

I have been taking venlafaxine XL since 1st April. Started on 75mg and was still struggling with sleep. I increased to 112.5mg from 18th April. Since the increase I have been sleeping much better however I am experiencing the most awful tiredness unlike anything I've ever experienced before! ...

Hi, I have been taking 75mg of venlafaxine XL for the past 11 days. I take them in the morning. I am

Posted 14 Apr 2017 by Clare0304 1 answer

... finding that I am feeling very anxious and shakey. This seems to calm down as the get into the evenings but I am finding it very unsettling. Can anybody tell me if these are likely to be start up side effects and if so how long are they likely to last? Am really in need of some positive ...

Tramadol - Does it cause night sweats, particularly legs?

Posted 21 Apr 2017 by Harare 1 answer

Only started recently in hospital 50 mg twice a day, also on Venlafaxine ( Effexor) 100 mg twice a day. Concerned about serotonin uptake. Night sweats just started after I started tramadol. Don't think it's withdrawal. Want to stop tramadol altogether? Do you need to wean off?

I am on venlafaxine tablets 7.3 but I started taking 1 tablet a day as usually I take two but I?

Posted 15 Apr 2017 1 answer

Myself dwn to 1 tablet a day,as I was wanting to come of them it is the Easter holidays and I never seen my doctor to tell them n ask for more so I have none left! Before I got put on them I got fluoxetine but I never really gave them a try,the reson I'm asking is because I have still got a ...

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