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How can you be productive on effexor (venlafaxine)?

How can you be productive on effexor (venlafaxine)?

Yes: Effexor (venlafaxine) is prescribed to alleviate symptoms. If the medication is doing this it should make you more productive. If not discuss this with your physician. He/she may need to change the dose or even the medication. ...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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Just started Effexor (venlafaxine) XR 75mg what is the effective does to become more productive and how long will it take me to get to that dose?

Just started Effexor (venlafaxine) XR 75mg what is the effective does to become more productive and how long will it take me to get to that dose?

Effexor (venlafaxine) XR: Use sustained release; start 37.5 mg/day; increase slowly to maximum of 75 mg tid (3X per day). Takes about 3-4 weeks to get desirable effect. Effexor (venlafaxine) XR blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine, increased blood pressure is a potential problem. Ask your doctor for more information. ...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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Does Effexor (venlafaxine) increase appetite?

Does Effexor (venlafaxine) increase appetite?

Usually not: Usually it doesnt. For some it causes them to lose weight. Everyone reacts differently to medications so its possible but not likely to increase appetite. Discuss risks benefits concerns and side effects with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can I have grapefruit with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Can I have grapefruit with effexor (venlafaxine)?

Yes, but: grapefruit juice can be problematic as it is sometimes made from the entire fruit (including the rind which contains a substance that may cause the blood level of Effexor (venlafaxine) to rise due to inhibition of a breakdown enzyme.) ...Read more

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What are the symptoms if you stop taking?Effexor?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Withdrawal can be intense if suddenly quit from being on high dose. Can have nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea, shakes, dizziness, headache, lightheadedness, general feeling of being keyed up. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: effexor (venlafaxine)?

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 (venlafaxine) 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 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