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Is there a relationship between Effexor (venlafaxine) & extended, vivid, & restless dreams that are frequently accompanied by extreme night sweats?

Is there a relationship between Effexor (venlafaxine) &  extended, vivid, & restless dreams that are frequently accompanied by extreme night sweats?

Effexor-XR: Being a Serotonin & Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, yes it can cause such effects. Talk to your doctor about possible dose adjustment or antidote to reduce side-effects. ...Read more

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Are my medications causing restless sleep and abnormal dreams.

Are my medications causing restless sleep and abnormal dreams.

Some drugs do that: Need more info to further advise you. What medicines prescribed or otc drugs do you take? ...Read more

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I started bupropion 150 mg and my lips are tingling, weird dream,very restless , heart pounding . Took clonazepam tocalm down is this ok?Should i stop

I started bupropion 150 mg and my lips are tingling, weird dream,very restless , heart pounding . Took clonazepam tocalm down is this ok?Should i stop

Generally, it's: better to manage side effects from antidepressants by starting with a lower dose than by adding a medication to control the side effects. The ER 12 hour & 24 hour formulations can't be crushed or cut. Strategies to manage these side effects include switching temporarily to immediate release formula at a low dose & titrate upward, then switching to ER once you've stabilized. Talk with your doc! ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause restless sleep and dream abnormalities?

Can antibiotics cause restless sleep and dream abnormalities?

Don't know which : Antibiotic you are on. Checked Prochlorperazine (stemetil) and tramaset. Tramaset can cause difficulty with sleep. If you desire information about your antibiotic then you will need to share what antibiotic is being taken. Please clarify ; re-ask your question. ...Read more

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Why do i have Precognitionitive dreams?

Why do i have Precognitionitive dreams?

Precognition: Fascinating question. One view is that highly perceptive people see, hear, and sense things that are below conscious level. They later think or dream about these impressions and they become conscious. Find a trusted friend to run these dreams by and don't act on that information w/out checking it out first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having troublesome dreams?

Why do I keep having troublesome dreams?

Interpretation : There are physical and psychological factors that can influence the nature of our dreams. Pain, nausea, and other physical symptoms of illness can cause troublesome dreams. One of the proposed mechanisms of dreams is unconscious conflict resolution. Discovering and understanding the meaning of such conflicts can lead to resolution of the related conflict and elimination of any troublesome dreams. ...Read more

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I see my dreams in reality and i feel so scared?

I see my dreams in reality and i feel so scared?

See your dr. : I recommend you to see your family doctor or pediatrician. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if dreams really have meanings?

Yes: Dreams do have meaning. There are often multiple correct interpretations to the same dream. Aspects of your day can be incorporated into the symbols and themes of dreams. Dreams are best understood by the dreamer who evaluates them in the context of his or her life. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I had dreams of deceased loved ones?

What do you advise if I had dreams of deceased loved ones?

Depends: If they are pleasant, then enjoy them. If not, see a therapist to help you address this concern. Their expertise is helping you figure these things out. Go for it if needed. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes bad dreams?

What causes bad dreams?

Multiple possible: There are multiple possible causes for this -- from various medications which intensify dreaming, to primary sleep disorders, to traumatic experiences being relived during sleep. Some people with ptsd have so many nightmares it's hard for them to go to sleep. If yours are bothering you frequently, please see a psychologist or psychiatrist for evaluation and help. ...Read more