I am 6 weeks pregnant and have been on Effexor for about 3 years. My anxiety has been under control for the most part but I have been really anxious since I found out I'm pregnant. My psychiatrist is slowing switching me from Effexor to Zoloft but I'm terrified to switch. Anyone done this switch? Outcome? I've heard it's hard to get off Effexor
Hi, Jamie! It sounds like your psychiatrist is having you do the switch the right way... a slow taper rarely causes any discontinuation symptoms. In fact, I tapered off 225mg with no problems at all.
Hopefully the Zoloft will work well for you... it's one of the top three medications prescribed for anxiety disorders.
Best regards and congratulations! Wildcat
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