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How long will it take for Effexor (venlafaxine) to leave my system?

How long will it take for Effexor (venlafaxine) to leave my system?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Depends on dose you're on & how long you were on it. Roughly 7-10 days. ...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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How long should the discontinuation symptoms of stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

How long should the discontinuation symptoms of stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) XR last?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Depends on dose & length of time on effexor, (venlafaxine) as well as if other meds. Are used during washout phase, usually few weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will I have withdrawls with 75 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) xr?

Can someone tell me how long will I have withdrawls with 75 mg of Effexor (venlafaxine) xr?

It depends: Lots of people can stop that dose 'cold turkey'. Others may have to cut the dose down slowly of a few months. Most people fall in the middle. That is not a high dose, so it should not be too bad. ...Read more

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How long does it take Effexor (venlafaxine) to get out of your system if you have only been taking it for a week?

How long does it take Effexor (venlafaxine) to get out of your system if you have only been taking it for a week?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) and its breakdown product have half-lives of 5 and 11 hours, respectively. This means that both should be gone from your system in 55 hours, or about 2.5 days. ...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?

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.
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Hello. I've been on Effexor 37.5mg for about one month now. I stopped taking it three days ago. How long does it take to get out of your system?

Hello. I've been on Effexor 37.5mg for about one month now. I stopped taking it three days ago. How long does it take to get out of your system?

Usually in week or +: The half-life of this medication is about 5 hours, so after a week, most of this drug will be out of your system. Talk with your doctor for the reasons you stopped the medication, as sometimes this class of meds may take several weeks to reach optimum effect. If you had an allergic reaction to the drug, or unpleasant side effects, let your doctor know and he/she can substitute a different drug. ...Read more

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Took Effexor (venlafaxine) 75 mg for two weeks bad results. Switching back to cellexa. How long before I start to feel better, one more day mixing Effexor (venlafaxine) with cel?

Switching Meds: The Effexor (venlafaxine) will flush out of your system within the next couple of days. If that was making you feel worse, your mood will start to improve gradually once you stop taking it. If you felt better on celexa when on it before, then hopefully you will again, but it can take 4+ weeks before it gets up to its full effect. Have you considered seeing a therapist? That often helps along with the meds. ...Read more

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Long term side effects of effexor (venlafaxine)?

Long term side effects of effexor (venlafaxine)?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Effexor (venlafaxine) is used to treat depression and anxiety. The most common are headaches, high blood pressure, chest pain, blureed vision and withdrawals if tapered off too quickly.
The best advice is to call your doctor for medical advice about side effects, if concerned. ...Read more

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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

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

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

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How long until side effects stop with Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg?

Days: The half life (how long it takes for half of the drug to be metabolized) of the parent compound is 5 hours and the active metabolite is 11 hours.

It takes about 5 half lives for the drug to be fully metabolized. Thus it should be less than 3 days before the drug is completely metabolized and thus the effects to be gone. I hope this helps. ...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?

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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

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Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal - how long will it take until I'm normal again?

A month: The long lasting symptoms should be better by the 3rd week. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for long term use of Effexor (venlafaxine) to cause severe GI problems?

Is it possible for long term use of Effexor (venlafaxine) to cause severe GI problems?

Reversible: Alot of the psychiatric medications can cause GI side effects. Usually constipation is a problem. This is because there is alot of serotonergic innerevation in the GI system, maybe even more than the brain. But, the bowels usually adapt, and if not they normalize when the med is discontinued. ...Read more

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

Effexor (venlafaxine) XR: I understand your discomfort of going through side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) XR.
It is about 6-7 days now. If you have not had Withdrawal symptoms Realize Healing powers of your Body.

Effexor (venlafaxine) 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

Effexor (Definition)

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