A 37-year-old male asked:
dr prescribed effexor (venlafaxine) xr 225 mg in morning and elavil 50 mg at night for anxiety, panic disorder and depression is that safe to take .
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Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Risky- Discuss w/ Dr: Can cause serotonin syndrome: confusion, hallucination, seizure, big changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate, fever, sweating, shivering, shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm/stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Severe cases may be lethal. If you have ANY, call Dr or go to ER!
Last updated Mar 2, 2018
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