A member asked:

Quit effexor (venlafaxine) xr was allergic. now withdrawals are giving me hallucinations/paranoia and nightmares at night. psych said take valium for meantime ..

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Dr. Robert Kassoff answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

These things may help. Go back to full dose and wean off more slowly. There is some anecdotal information suggesting that prozac (fluoxetine). Continuing for about 1 month after cessation and then weaning off prozac (fluoxetine).

Answered Jul 6, 2013



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