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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 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?

Venlafaxine/Effexor ER 150mg to 225 mg?

Posted 4 Jan 2012 by nenag 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 ...

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! ...

Can you get hiccups by taking venlafaxine?

Posted 12 days ago by donfennessee 2 answers

I just started taking venlafaxine hcl 75mg. After taking first dose I started having hiccups and can't get rid of it. What should I do it's Friday and doctor is closed. What should do.

Venlafaxine - Tinnitus started 3-5 weeks gone of treatment with Venlafaxin.. And I had short?

Posted 5 days ago by Czc57 0 answers

... cirkuit, it felt like an electric schock, with a spark in the back of head.Have had tinnitus now 2 years, from start in 2 ears . But after taking E, ( illegal subst) and it was a good one, since then only, constant its my left ear, head. When medication started I was seriously depresst. Had ...

Venlafaxine - How quickly would side effects be apparent?

Posted 15 days ago by bora_noona 1 answer

I just started venlafaxine two days ago. And I have felt drowsy the last two days. But I also felt drowsy the day before I started taking the new drug. So I am wondering... is this a side effect or am I just not sleeping well or maybe getting sick? In other words, is it possible that the drowsiness ...

Gone from 20mg to 15mg escitalopram?

Posted 13 days ago by kyle_p1998 0 answers

I was taking 20mg of escitalopram for the last few months and 3 weeks ago I started taking 75mg of venlaflaxine along with the escitalopram. My doctors plan was after three weeks to begin to wean me off the escitalopram so he decreased my dosage by 5mg. It has been four days so far and I am ...


Posted 21 Sep 2017 by espressojoy 2 answers

Hi. I have struggled with MDD for 12 yrs. Psychiatrist just added lamotrigine... to 225 mg of venlafaxine and 300 mg of Wellbutrin. He says lamotrigine will slowly increase to 150mg. Just looking for some feedback... these med changes are so overwhelming for me. Thanks.

How do I stop taking Venlafaxine XR 75mg?

Posted 27 Aug 2014 by oldvintageantiques 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 ...

Will there be side effects increasing venlaflaxine from 25 to 37.5 mg?

Posted 8 Sep 2017 by kate1986 2 answers

I have been on 25 mg for 2 weeks. Had mild side effects but feel great the last 5 days. No my doctor wants to increase it to 37.5. Will I have side effects since it's such a low dose?

My husband accidentally took two venlafaxine hcl ER150 mg caps by accident instead of only one?

Posted 3 Sep 2017 by Kathy Pinkerton 2 answers

His prescription only calls for him to take one every 24 hours. What should we do? Will he be all right? What should we expect? Thank you

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