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are there any potential problems switching from effexor xr to generic venlafaxine hcl xr?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Usually not.: Then vast majority of my patients who have switched from Effexor xr to venlafaxine er have done so without difficulty. That said, generics can vary in the inactive ingredients and some may perceive a difference.

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