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doctors, what are withdrawal side effects of the anti-depressant and anxiety medication, effexor (venlafaxine)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Potential symptoms: Potential symptoms after stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) include: anxiety, depressed moods, crying, dizziness, paranoia, irritability, drowsiness, restlessness, shaking, headache, ^ sweating, nausea/ vomiting, nightmares, body zaps (electric sensations), shortness of breath, sleep difficulties, fatigue, seizures, irregular heart rate, etc.

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Last updated Feb 26, 2016

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