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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience in Psychiatry
What: What are the side effects? Best to discuss this with your physician. Effexor (venlafaxine) can cause weird side effects and is especially prone to dis ... Read More

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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Normal dose: As you mentioned, this is a side effect that can occur with Effexor (venlafaxine) XR. Generally, these side effects are transient and go away after a ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Possible: When an unexplained rash appears after the introduction of a new drug (even within weeks prior), the new drug is guilty unproven proven innocent. How ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chester Berschling
49 years experience in Psychiatry
Side effects.: All psychiatric rx's have side effects. If you check with side effects in the pdr, you will not want to take another drug. Mostly, your individual sho ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
There are more: Potential side effects than can be listed in 400 characters or less. Please see: http://www.Drugs.Com/sfx/effexor-side-effects.Html.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Nausea and headache: There are of course many potential side effects of any medicine (hence the very thick handouts you get from drug stores). Generally the main adverse e ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Long list in 5%: Physical symptoms hypertension, dizziness, headache, agitation which can ease with time--but interaction with other drugs cause serotonin syndrome and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
15 years experience in Psychiatry
Possible: Although not that common, seroquel/quetiapine can cause a rash and, in very rare cases, a severe rash called stevens-johnson that is an emergency. Re ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Many possible: Both zoloft (sertraline) and advair have possible side-effects. However, it may be especially worth mentioning that the anti-asthma medication advair ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
None are likely,: But it is possible to develop a serotonin syndrome. As with all medications, let your doctor know if you experience anything you are not expecting.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Mostly gi: Remember not everyone gets side effects and most go away with time on the med. Initially stomach ache, diarhea or constipation is common but is less ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Berg
41 years experience in Neurosurgery
They can: but a plan is needed and pills don't fix all problems. Remember that ! See if you can find what your issues are and find a good talk therapist.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Most patients: Experience no side effects. Having said that, some patients can develop dry mouth, headache, nausea, agitation, tremor, even seizures. Most non seri ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) side effets: most common: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, sedation, nervousness, switch to maina, weight gain/loss, sweating ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
See S-E list below: Notable side effects-sexual dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, GI -decrease appetite, nausea, diarhea, constipiation, dry mouth. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Thilo
41 years experience in Psychiatry
It depends.: Adverse effects can be seen with low doses of fluoxetine. The most common are: insomnia, nausea, weakness, headache, diarrhea, loss of appetite, drow ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Curious about why: the combo of zoloft and effexor (venlafaxine). Both can increase serotonin levels. Although we classically think of serotonergic syndrome occurring w ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Studies: Show that it can cause low heart rate( bradycardia). Talk to your doctor about you symptoms. May need to change things.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
No side effects: There are no documented side effects between these three medications.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elena Padrell
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Hard to say: Both agents have sexual dysfunction as potential side effects. Around 20-30% of chances. It depends on individual susceptibility and also it varies up ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
SNRI vs SSRI: Cymbalta (duloxetine) increases serotonin and norepinephrine levels, zoloft increases serotonin levels only. Cymbala may help chronic pain as well as ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Several: Oversedation is the most common side effect. Of more concern is metabolic syndrome including wt gain, inc triglycerides and in some cases diabetes. As ... Read More

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