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A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the cause of the manic like happiness i feel only after taking one dose of venlafaxine (75 mg)?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Switch phenomenon: People who are bipolar can switch rapidly into a manic episode when taking antidepressant. See your psychiatrist. They may want to start you on a mood stabilizer.
Last updated Mar 26, 2014

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