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A 38-year-old female asked:

I was told that increasing my effexor (venlafaxine) from 37.5 once aday to twice a day could raise my blood pressure?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bassam Amawi
Psychiatry 49 years experience
It can : But can does not mean it will. 75 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) is not considered a high dose , but u can watch u blood pressure.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Effexor (venlafaxine): Blood pressure is one thing to monitor with effexor (venlafaxine). At low dose like you are on currently, it should not be an issue.

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