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Venlafaxine (effexor) is an snri (serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) that is used for the treatment of depression; depression & anxiety; generalized anxiety disorder; & social anxiety. Effexor xr is sometimes used for panic disorders. It can cause nausea, headaches, anxiety, insomnia, drowsiness. & hypertension. Seizures have been reported. Be careful not ...Read more
Lemon balm & Effexor: There are no direct interactions between the herb lemon balm and effexor, but lemon balm does have CNS depressant effects. That's how it may calm agitation, etc. I suggest caution and also discussing this possible use with your doctor. If Effexor is not providing the results you hope for, another reason for discussion. ...Read more
I'm taking Effexor 75mg and just took acetaminophen with caffeine 400mg. Will there be an I interaction? How should it make me feel?
The max daily dose: of caffeine for healthy adult is 400 mg/day (Mayo Clinic). Caffeine boosts response of acetaminophen for pain but together they may increase liver danger. Effexor okay at proper doses but also may affect the liver. It is wise to consult your prescriber re med interactions, effects and side effects. Best regards for relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking Effexor XR and hydroxyzine can I take oxycodone- acetaminophen if I haven't taken hydroxyzine in 24 hours? Any interactions??
Doctor prescribed effexor xr and seroquel, take seroquel for sleep. Is there any interactions between them? Can i take pepto bismol with these pills?
Caution: Effexor XR + Seroquel interact to increase risk of irregular heart rhythm, though a rare side effect. Seroquel is an antipsychotic med with many side effects used for serious psychiatric disorders. Please review with prescribing doctor to make sure you understand all side effects and why Seroquel is being used for sleep. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depression/anxiety: Venlafaxine (effexor) is an snri (serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) that is used for the treatment of depression; depression & anxiety; generalized anxiety disorder; & social anxiety. Effexor xr is sometimes used for panic disorders. It can cause nausea, headaches, anxiety, insomnia, drowsiness. & hypertension. Seizures have been reported. Be careful not to discontinue it suddenly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm on Effexor 200mg but i still don't feel good about myself.I see myself as a waste of space. I want to be positive and get my confidence back. What should I do?
Meds & therapy: Several possibilities: you may benefit by a med change — no antidepressant works with everyone. The issue may be psychological, especially if you've felt this way for years. If so, psychotherapy often helps in ways that meds can't. Poor self-esteem can be improved by several types of therapy, cbt as well as others. Don't forget self-help books, support groups, and other non-medical help too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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