A 50-year-old member asked:
how to quit effexor (venlafaxine)?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Shariq Refai answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Common: commonly can cause discontinuation syndrome. best to come off of it slowly. discuss this option with your physician as stopping it abruptly can lead to discontinuation syndrome.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. Marc Zimmermann answered
22 years experience Psychiatry
Titrate: Talk to your doctor to see about a discontinuation plan. Slowly decrease your dosage until you are off the medication.
Answered on Jun 12, 2017
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