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cause of effexor overdose

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Consult: If you have concern about overdosing on a medication, consult you physician. He/she can run tests on the possible damage and can make recommendations ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine) overdose: I am more concerned with your repeated suicide attempts than with effects of medication. Discuss a plan with your doctor regarding future therapy for ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
Vital signs. lab : A physical exam, check blood pressure, pulse, respiration and temperature and ekg. Blood tests to measure serum level of effexor (venlafaxine). Mental ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
32 years experience Psychiatry
It can: Effexor (venlafaxine) can make people feel jittery which can affect writing.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: anti-psychotics more likely to do so- mainly as they increase appetite, then weight anti-depressants as effexor (venlafaxine) much less likely to do ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor OD: Effexor/ VENLAFAXINE recommended dosing is up to 225mg per day. However, off-label dosing can be considerably higher. An overdose is accidental or int ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aron Tendler
19 years experience Psychiatry
Reversible: Alot of the psychiatric medications can cause GI side effects. Usually constipation is a problem. This is because there is alot of serotonergic innere ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Berkowitz
34 years experience Psychiatry
No: Drug tests are usually looking for specific drugs of abuse. They don't check for any and all drugs you are taking. The only way Effexor (venlafaxine) ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Too many: There are too many potential side effects to list. Most people have no side effects. This sounds like a discussion you should have with your doctor.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It's pretty safe.: They don't actually do controlled trials of overdoses in humans. Therefore the experience is based only on those who try suicide and they are not a re ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Same symptoms: Usually, when pt experiences what appears to be a "plateau" in response to antidepressants, it could be that the medication needs adjustment. This is ... Read More

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