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Fibromyalgia And Effexor
I am 40 years old but I have fibromyalgia .I am takin Effexor (venlafaxine) 75 could I have a baby ? Please advise? Would i be worse?.
Several issues: The effexor, (venlafaxine) as most ssri meds is a category c med meaning no evidence of harm has been found during fetal development, though animal testing may suggest some. Pediatricians like to be aware of rx as these kids can have subdued reactions at birth.I'm not aware of any effect your fibromyalgia would have on the baby & how pregnancy would effect your disease can be addressed by your rheumatologist. ...Read more
I've fibromyalgia since 1year.Itook effexor&lyrica (pregabalin)75mg.4months ago i felt 90% better so i stopped them.Now i'm takin only lyrica (pregabalin) when i feel some pain?
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia & my doctor prescribed effexor&lyrica 75mg for 4 months.Now I am better but still some pain in shoulder.Continue or?
Fibromyalgia: Some recommended medications include Cymbalta, Savella, (milnacipran) Lyrica, Neurontin, Prozac & Elavil, Muscle relaxants, NSAIDs. Others can be used as supplements such as CoQ10, Flaxseed, SAMe, Calcium, Magnesium & Vitamin C. Consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've fibromyalgia.1yr ago i took effexor/lyrica75for 8months &i felt better so i stopped for 3 months.Pain now come less so i take just lyrica& fine?
That's ok, just: Stayjust stay in touch with your doctor. It seems you know what works. Good luck. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia 1year ago.I took Effexor (venlafaxine) &lyrica 75mg a day .Two weeks ago i stopped taking medicine.I feel ok without it.Shall i do?
I used Effexor (venlafaxine) 75 mg a day for 1year because i suuffered from muscular pain in shoulders due to fibromyalgia.Since 2 weeks quit Effexor (venlafaxine) &no side effect?
Last year i was diagnosed with fibromyalgia.I experienced a horrible pain then.Drs. Gave me effexor& lyrica75mg 1pill.Pain 90%gone but now comes back?
Body and mind: Lyrica (pregabalin) is fda indicated for fibromyalgia, so it appears to have helped. With any chronic pain disorder depression can set in, so Effexor may have helped with this component. Biofeedback could help additionally as a true mind-body treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 months ago i stopped takin effexor&lyricaa 75mg due to fibromyalgia since i felt better.Now pain in the flesh of my whole back.I can't touch painful?
What do u mean by titrating meds from lower doses.I used to take effexor&lyrica 75mg one pill/day each coz of fibromyalgia.I used 2 stop meds 3months?
Talk to doc.: It is best to speak to the prescribing physician! Lyrica (pregabalin) is often begun at 75 mg twice daily for fibromyalgia. Effexor is often titrated, at least the xr formulation, beginning at 37.5 for one week, then 75mg for one week before further titration depending on the target dose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How could i restart my meds of fibromyalgia because of recurrence of symptoms.I used to take effexor&lyrica 75mg each/day.How titrate from lower doses?
Talk to doc.: It is best to speak to the prescribing physician! Lyrica (pregabalin) is often begun at 75 mg twice daily for fibromyalgia. Effexor is often titrated, at least the xr formulation, beginning at 37.5 for one week, then 75mg for one week before further titration depending on the target dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer