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How long do aches last when coming off effexor (venlafaxine)?

How long do aches last when coming off effexor (venlafaxine)?

Depends: Abrupt stopping from a high dose can last longer. Most withdrawal symptoms last about 3 - 7 days. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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Have been on Effexor (venlafaxine) 3 weeks, aching all over and feel weak. Have experienced this when starting Effexor (venlafaxine) once before . Is this a normal side effect?

Have been on Effexor (venlafaxine) 3 weeks, aching all over and feel weak. Have experienced this when starting Effexor (venlafaxine) once before . Is this a normal side effect?

Unusual but possible: If the Effexor (venlafaxine) was continued and the aching went away this is possible - if you discontinued the Effexor (venlafaxine) last time in order for the aching to go away then stop it again and consult the prescribing physician - Regardless let the prescribng physician know ...Read more

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Diahorea, malaise, muscle aches, two months duration. Meds Effexor (venlafaxine) 225mg, risperidone 4mg.

Diahorea, malaise, muscle aches, two months duration. Meds Effexor (venlafaxine) 225mg, risperidone 4mg.

Medication effects: Side effect of Effexor (venlafaxine) can be fatigue, weakness Side effect of Risperdal can be malaise, anxiety Anxiety can cause diarrhea. Using Risperidone with Effexor (venlafaxine) can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious, more risk due to electrolyte disturbance due to prolonged diarrhea. See Physician and Psychiatrist for Diagnosis Decrease dose of Risperidone and Effexor (venlafaxine) Treatment ...Read more

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What sore throat meds can I take while on klonopin and effexor (venlafaxine)?

Klonopin, Effexor (venlafaxine): Klonopin (clonazepam) is a medication for Anxiety Effexor is a medication for depression and anxiety Klonopin (clonazepam) can cause sore throat, which is not a common side effect of Effexor At age 41, stressors of relationships, separation, divorce, parenting, work can cause anxiety and depression. See a Psychiatrist for therapy, assessment of side effects, and monitoring of medication dosage for anxiety and depression ...Read more

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I took Effexor (venlafaxine) XR for the first time today. It made me throw up and have a terrible headache. My muscles ache and i feel so tired. Is this normal?

It can happen: It's not "normal" [because this is an uncomfortable symptom], but it's common for Effexor (venlafaxine) to cause some nausea at first. If it made you throw up, that's pretty intense. I suggest calling your doctor about this -- and see if you can't start at a lower dose. Perhaps that will help, with a more gradual titration to therapeutic level. If not, your doctor can change to a different medicine. ...Read more

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Am taking low dose effexor (venlafaxine) for hot flashes.tamofixen. I am having major dry mouth and clinching my jaw constantly. My jaw is very sore. Suggestions?

Am taking low dose effexor (venlafaxine) for hot flashes.tamofixen. I am having major dry mouth and clinching my jaw constantly. My jaw is very sore. Suggestions?

Effexor (venlafaxine) side effects: are very similar to side effects from SSRI. They include: teeth grinding/clenching, weight gain, hair loss and dry mouth. See orofacial pain specialist for medication adjustment and TMJ management. ...Read more

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Side effects with Effexor (venlafaxine) how long do they last?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Most subside within 1-2 weeks, depending on dose. ...Read more

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How long will withdrawal effects from Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

How long will withdrawal effects from Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Depends on dose &how long you've been on it, usually few weeks after gradualtapering ...Read more

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How long will withdrawal effects from Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

How long will withdrawal effects from Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

Effexoe: Depends on dose &how long you've been on it, usually few weeks after gradualtapering ...Read more

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For how long do symptoms of withdrawal from Effexor (venlafaxine) last?

May last weeks: To avoid withdrawal effects, Effexor (venlafaxine) should be tapered gradually. Otherwise, withdrawal effects may last several weeks after the medication is stopped. ...Read more

Effexor (Definition)

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


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