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What can I do to distinguish between leukemia and Effexor XR side effects?

What can I do to distinguish between leukemia and Effexor XR side effects?

Both: Can be associated with fatigue -- what symptom are you referring to? ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What to do if I have weird side effects from normal dose of 300mg Effexor xr?

What to do if I have weird side effects from normal dose of 300mg Effexor xr?

Tell your dr.: You should report them to the prescribing physician. If you have experienced good efficacy and relief of your symptoms w/ the med, then you may need a gradual dose reduction of the effexor. If they continue to be intolerable, then a change to a different antidepressant may be needed. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Effexor XR 150 mg?

What are the side effects of Effexor XR 150 mg?

Nausea and headache: There are of course many potential side effects of any medicine (hence the very thick handouts you get from drug stores). Generally the main adverse effects of venlafaxine (effexor) are short term increases in nausea, headache, and sometimes a transient increase in agitation or insomnia. These generally improve over just a few days. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing weird side effects from normal dose of 300mg Effexor xr?

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I've been experiencing weird side effects from normal dose of 300mg Effexor xr?

Effexor: Gi upset, headache, tremors, elevation of blood pressure, all are dose-dependent. Please elaborate on what side effects you are having. Thanks. ...Read more

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Stopped taking Effexor XR Sat due to side effects. How long until it is out of my system?

Effexor XR: I understand your discomfort of going through side effects of Effexor XR. It is about 6-7 days now. If you have not had Withdrawal symptoms Realize Healing powers of your Body. Effexor XR may last up to 7 days until it leaves your system. You have gone through so many stresses in life, seeing a Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Depression, and Monitoring of any withdrawals will be beneficial. ...Read more

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What are side effects of Effexor XR 75mg?

What are side effects of Effexor XR 75mg?

Long list in 5%: Physical symptoms hypertension, dizziness, headache, agitation which can ease with time--but interaction with other drugs cause serotonin syndrome and there is other symptoms due to withdrawal---ask your doctor, need follow up. ...Read more

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When will the side effects kick in when taking Effexor xr?

Early: Side effects with most antidepressants, including effexor, occur early (in the first few days after a dose increase) whereas the benefits often take weeks to show up. ...Read more

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I cannot tolerate side effects of Effexor XR 150mg despite 2, 5 months. May i take it 2 times a day as 75mg?

I cannot tolerate side effects of Effexor XR 150mg despite 2, 5 months. May i take it 2 times a day as 75mg?

Re-visit: With your doctor to review the reasons you are taking and the appropriate way to step down the dosage. Keep in mind it may not be effective at the lower dose and you may want to entertain a trial of another without as many side effects. ...Read more

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Been off Effexor XR 150 mg daily for 10 days now after being on it for 6months and was wondering when does the withdrawal side effects end?

It depends.: On whether you were slowly tapered down or abruptly stopped. Also, there is apparently broad variation in the duration. Generally , however, if it even occurs it is usually over in about two weeks. Prozac can block it and you may wish to talk to your doc about that, especially if it seems to be intolerably long. You have my sympathy on this. I had to stop it after 6 years. It was not fun at all. ...Read more

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Need docs help! I am having weird side effects with venlafaxine (effexor xr)?

What: What are the side effects? Best to discuss this with your physician. Effexor can cause weird side effects and is especially prone to discontinuation syndrome. Dont stop it abruptly. ...Read more

Effexor (Definition)

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


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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