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Lemon balm and Effexor (venlafaxine) XR interactions?

Lemon balm and Effexor (venlafaxine) XR interactions?

Lemon balm & Effexor (venlafaxine): There are no direct interactions between the herb lemon balm and effexor, (venlafaxine) 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 (venlafaxine) is not providing the results you hope for, another reason for discussion. ...Read more

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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


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Is it ok to take Effexor (venlafaxine) & heparin? Any interaction?

Is it ok to take Effexor (venlafaxine) & heparin? Any interaction?

Heparin Effexor (venlafaxine): It is reported that risk of bleeding, especially at the beginning or at the end of treatment with Venlafaxine (Effexor). If this combination is prescribed, patients have to be monitored for bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm taking Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg and just took acetaminophen with caffeine 400mg. Will there be an I interaction? How should it make me feel?

I'm taking Effexor (venlafaxine) 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 (venlafaxine) 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 more

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Effexor (venlafaxine) 150mg, Zoloft 100mg and Albuterol 8mg. Side Effects? Interactions?

Curious about why: the combo of zoloft and effexor (venlafaxine). Both can increase serotonin levels. Although we classically think of serotonergic syndrome occurring with highly serotonergic levels - sometimes the person can actually be on doses that are not that high. ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed effexor (venlafaxine) xr and seroquel, take seroquel for sleep. Is there any interactions between them? Can i take pepto bismol with these pills?

Doctor prescribed effexor (venlafaxine) xr and seroquel, take seroquel for sleep. Is there any interactions between them? Can i take pepto bismol with these pills?

Caution: Effexor (venlafaxine) 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

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How do I get off of effexor (venlafaxine)?

How do I get off of effexor (venlafaxine)?

Slowly: Best to be tapered off Effexor (venlafaxine) with supervision of a health provider. When almost to end dosing, often use brief Prozac bridge which helps you transition slowly off completely and avoid any obnoxious side effects at all. You may notice nausea, dizziness, brain zaps, shivers, headaches, lack of focus, and flu like symptoms. Daily dose cut back 10% weekly-some take out granules and re-close! ...Read more

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Effexor (Definition)

Venlafaxine is a non-tricyclic which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more