Hi doctor increased venaflaxine 1 month now , anxiety not much better got all the same symptoms , what should I do, please help with any advice . Thanks
Hi, Paddy! It's time for an open and honest talk with your doctor! The options would be:
1) Depending on you current dosage, Increasing your dose again. Doctors usually raise venlafaxine slowly, so you probably have room ~ I take 150mg twice daily.
2) Add an antipsychotic like Abilify to ramp up the effectiveness.
3) Try another antidepressant. Venlafaxine works well for many people, but Celexa and Lexapro are also good for anxiety.
Best wishes, WCV
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