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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kiley Reynolds
26 years experience Pain Management
Fibromyalgia: The use of medications to control fibromyalgia can also lead to the unwanted side effects of weight gain due to fatigue and water retention.. The mai ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is a tough one. Exercise as much as you can. Minimize carbohydrates and control portion size. Dieting is also essential.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hitendra Patel
25 years experience Psychiatry
AM: It is always am medication. But there are few person take at night time if they feel tired or drowsy during day time.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine): Depends on dose you're on & how long you were on it. Roughly 7-10 days.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
15 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe withdrawal: You may be fine, but you may also experience flu like muscle aches, and generally feeling crummy.
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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Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) and its breakdown product have half-lives of 5 and 11 hours, respectively. This means that both should be gone from your system ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Take it now: From the next dose make it every night.It can be taken either am or pm,one fixed time ,that's all.Your body will get used to its side effects as you a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Patience.: It takes anywhere from 2-6 weeks on the right dosage to feel the benefits of antidepressants. The dose will depend on the severity, duration and the p ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Kibrick
46 years experience Clinical Psychology
Usually in week or +: The half-life of this medication is about 5 hours, so after a week, most of this drug will be out of your system. Talk with your doctor for the reaso ... Read More
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Dr. Jacobus (Dr. Cobus) Van Niekerk
Specializes in Aesthetic Medicine
Change meds: Better meds around for when you want to fall pregnant. Discuss with your doctor.

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