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A 25-year-old female asked:

Ive been on effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg 3months. 1 missed dose & within 12hrs was very dizzy. last 3 nights been feeling really sick. could it be from 1missed dose?!

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Dr. Grant Boyer
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Withdrawal: Effexor (venlafaxine) is an antidepressant that has heightened withdrawal effects when people miss doses or try to wean off of the medication than most SSRIs. Three nights being sick, however, are likely due to something other than missing only one dose.
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