Top
10
Doctor insights on: Venlafaxine Withdrawal

Share
1

1
What are the symptoms of Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?

What are the symptoms of Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?

Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal: Not too pleasant, especially hot flashes & heart racing with stomach upset & dizziness. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
518 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal - how long will it take until i'm normal again?

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

3

3
Is tranxene for Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?

Is tranxene for Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?

No: It's is a minor tranquilizer--for Effexor (venlafaxine) discontinuance symptoms the best is take a small (37.5) of effexor (venlafaxine). ...Read more

4

4
Is numbness of the face and shortness of breath a part of Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal?

It is possible: If you abruptly stop taking an antidepressant it is possible to experience an antidepressant discontinuation syndrome. Always taper down antidepressant medication unless severe side effects are present. Rec. Report to your physician your concern and symptoms for further investigation. ...Read more

5

5
Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal went very wrong (depression/anxiety and anorgasmia), what to do?

Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal went very wrong (depression/anxiety and anorgasmia), what to do?

Let your prescribing: Provider know. Effexor (venlafaxine) taper should be done under medical supervision. You could develop significant discontinuation syndrome and return of depression/ anxiety if you come off it too quickly or before you are ready. ...Read more

6

6
Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal went very wrong (depression/anxiety and anorgasmia)?

Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) withdrawal went very wrong (depression/anxiety and anorgasmia)?

Effexor (venlafaxine): Potential symptoms after stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) include: anxiety, depressed moods, crying, dizziness, paranoia, irritability, drowsiness, restlessness, shaking, headache, ^ sweating, nausea/ vomiting, nightmares, body zaps (electric sensations), shortness of breath, sleep difficulties, fatigue, seizures, irregular heart rate, etc. ...Read more

7

7
Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) XR withdrawal symptoms?

Can you tell me about Effexor (venlafaxine) XR withdrawal symptoms?

Discontinuation sxs: Potential symptoms after stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) include: anxiety, depressed moods, crying, dizziness, paranoia, irritability, drowsiness, restlessness, shaking, headache, ^ sweating, nausea/ vomiting, nightmares, body zaps (electric sensations), shortness of breath, sleep difficulties, fatigue, seizures, irregular heart rate, etc. ...Read more

8

8
Would switching from teva venlafaxine to ran venlafaxine cause withdrawal symptoms ?

Possible: Generic drugs need to be within +/-20% of the bioavailability of the original drug. So theoretically, your new formulation could be providing you with 80% of active molecule of the old one, potentially leading to withdrawal symptoms. Discuss with your prescribing physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

10

10
How can I ease up the flu like symptoms of venlafaxine and lamictal withdrawal when I forgot carrying pills while I'm travelling?

How can I ease up the flu like symptoms of venlafaxine and lamictal withdrawal when I forgot carrying pills while I'm travelling?

Substitute : 1. Substitute with any other ssri you can tolerate, to compensate rather abrupt decline of serotonin. General recommendation to use drug with longer half life: in your case Prozac (fluoxetine) could be right choice. 2 please do not forget your med's next traveling. 3. Lamictal usually does not causing withdraw but 2 days without will require start titration from scratch to avoid other SE Ask your doctor ...Read more

Effexor (Definition)

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