A 37-year-old female asked:
I have a weird feeling going through my body like electric is this because im coming of venafaxine?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Very likely: This electric jolting sensation is often a symptom of ssri (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) discontinuation syndrome. It tends to be more prominent with effexor (venlafaxine). Let your doctor know - possibly your taper could be slowed.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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