North Wales, PA
A 72-year-old female asked:
Can i take the lowest dose of effexor for depression and anxiety if i am on blood pressure medicines?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
One of the serious side effects of this medicine is hypertension. This is a question that you need to have with your family doc or your cardiologist. If it is used, there would need to be close monitoring.
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