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A 23-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have no side affects with stoping effexor (venlafaxine)? i've had no withdrawals and it's been 2 days. i had to stop and decrease as i'm allergic

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Yes, possible: Yes it's possible, and i'm glad you're doing well so far. I hope you'll continue to work with your doctor on the issues for which Effexor (venlafaxine) was prescribed -- these may persist and still need treatment. Good luck to you.

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