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Is cutting my effexor (venlafaxine) dose in half a good way to not have withdrawal?

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Dr. Joshua Kane
Specializes in Psychiatry
Ask your prescriber: Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal can be significant. Talk to the doctor who prescribed this medication about a plan to taper it before cutting down the dose on your own.

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