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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 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 • 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 4 Jan 2012 by • 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 ...
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! ...
Has anyone else been on venlafaxine/Effexor for 23 years? I have been concerned about long term use?
Posted 17 days ago by • 1 answer
It worked well for my depression in the past. I took 75mg of Effexor XR with no need of increase for years. Was increased to 150 mg a number of years ago. Then the generic venlafaxine. Increased to 200 mg a a few years ago. As of Jan this year couldn't take the XR form due to insurance. Other ...
Posted 30 May 2017 by • 3 answers
I have been taking Venlafaxine 375 mg for sometime but recently it has become ineffective at keeping my depression at bay. My doctor lowered my dose to 300 mg and added Mirtazipine 30mg. Whilst I feel alot better I have put on 7 lb in 4 weeks (even though following a strict Slimming World diet, as ...
Posted 4 days ago by • 0 answers
... morning and because they only do the 37.5mg in the immediate release and they make me really tired for some reason, I take that at night. I've been doing really well and its definitely helping my anxiety and low mood. I've had a few wobbles today and yesterday so not feeling as good a ...
Posted 9 days ago by • 0 answers
... it's out of my system been on it over a year
Posted 11 days ago by • 0 answers
... this normal? Or will it worsen . I have no way to get to dc I was taking 150mg
Posted 16 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 May 2017 by • 1 answer
Started on 75mg now up to 150mg
Posted 14 May 2017 by • 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?
Posted 3 May 2017 by • 1 answer
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
Posted 3 May 2017 by • 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 ...
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