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effexor xr medication

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Coming off of med's.: Lack of response to few combos does not necessarily exhaust all your options. Worth a try, but be careful of withdrawal.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Same class: Both drugs are nsris different chemical compasitons.Similar but different.
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Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Metabolite: Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is an active metabolite of effexor. The body converts the venlafaxine molecule into o-desmethylvenlafaxine. Some patients w ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
11 years experience Clinical Psychology
After a few hours to: a couple of weeks.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Team Talk: The treatment of depression with medication is a team project with you and your M.D. As the team. Often the game plan will include psychotherapy and m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
None: there should be no interaction
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Usually not.: Then vast majority of my patients who have switched from Effexor xr to venlafaxine er have done so without difficulty. That said, generics can vary in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Schneider
10 years experience General Practice
No immediate danger: you should be ok. If ou begin to feel light headed or faint get in to ER as soon as possible. And drink lots of water
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes it can raise your Blood Pressure.Discuss with your prescribing doctor.

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