A 48-year-old member asked:

How can i deal with vivid dreams from effexor (venlafaxine)?

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Dr. Jane Steiner
Psychiatry 45 years experience
Not unusual....: All the antidepressants can cause vivid dreaming. Usually if one experiences this side effect, the dreams subside after a month or two, if one is on a stable dose. Vivid dreaming may come back if one changes the dose. If the dreaming doesn't seem to just go away, it may be a reason to change medications.
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