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effexor and exercise

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
Yes.: Yes, you can exercise on effexor (venlafaxine). However, if your blood pressure has been elevated while you are taking this medicine, you should check ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Very much so: In fact if your are taking this for a mood or anxiety issue, exercise may very help in managing that issue too.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor/Exercise: Yes you can, if no other limitations.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
Any: There are no exercise restrictions on these medications. Do what you enjoy.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
28 years experience Psychiatry
Of course you can: Yes that is the right spirit. Let your dr know your concerns and plan of action. That is very positive and constructive attitude. It is true that thos ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Probably: Seroquel (quetiapine) is the worst offender of the to--many pts are able to off set cho craving with diet ; exercise.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Destefano
34 years experience Cardiology
Yes: effexor (venlafaxine) is known to increase heart rate. Talk to the prescriber about it
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
What is the question: I am sorry that i never heard Celexa or Effexor (venlafaxine) being used for hot flashes but it may have been used for mood instability , irritability ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Why...: Instead of seeing a doctor to find out how to treat the fatigue and drowsiness, i would suggest you see your pcp to find out why you're fatigued and d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
5-11 hours: five to eleven hours
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Tapering Effexor (venlafaxine): The best approach is to work with your psychiatrist on the problem that led to being prescribed Effexor (venlafaxine) in the first place, to make sure ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine): In some it does, depending on dose.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Venlafaxine: Effexor is a brand name for venlafaxine. Ask your pharmacist or prescribing medical provider to help clarify whatever the confusion is. Take care.
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