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What are the signs and symptoms Effexor (venlafaxine) is not working?

What are the signs and symptoms Effexor (venlafaxine) is not working?

Effexor (venlafaxine): No benefits and no side effects either, after enough trial for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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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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What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read more

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Take 75mg effexor (venlafaxine). If it has plateaued and stopped working, what symptoms could that cause?

Same symptoms: Usually, when pt experiences what appears to be a "plateau" in response to antidepressants, it could be that the medication needs adjustment. This is presuming there have been no other changes that have occurred, such as changes in other medications, new medical conditions, or increased psychosocial stressors. Inadequate medication adherence can also present similarly. Discuss with doctor. Best. ...Read more

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Suffering from dep/anx. Was on effexor (venlafaxine) stoppped working dr upped dose got BP and tapered to prozac its not working after 8 weeks. I am scared?

Seek CBT therapy: I hope you can find a good CBT therapist that you feel good with to help you as the search for an effective pill proceeds. If you find one, it will optimize the benefits and if not, it will do the best job for you. You'll learn how to handle things and manage the symptoms and understand yourself better. Best! ...Read more

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Daughter has major depress., suicide thoughts.Had ED @16, age now 19.On 225 mgs Effexor ER for long time, not working anymore. Add Abilify (aripiprazole) or Remeron?

Daughter has major depress., suicide thoughts.Had ED @16, age now 19.On 225 mgs Effexor ER for long time, not working anymore. Add Abilify (aripiprazole) or Remeron?

Talk with MD: It sounds like ur involved ur dtrs care; w/ her consent, you cld schedule a meeting with her & her doc or encourage her to c her doc ASAP. Doc needs to be made aware of ongoing sxs, particularly suicidal thoughts, so that the most effective tx can be selected. A back up plan for active suicidal plan/intent should be discussed. The best med is the 1 that works best 4 ur dtr. Work closely w her md. ...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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Can you quit Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg after taking for only 2 weeks symptoms

Can you quit Effexor (venlafaxine) 75mg after taking for only 2 weeks symptoms

If : If you want to quit a medication, you should call the doctor who prescribed it and discuss why. There may be solutions to the problems you are experiencing on the medication, an alternative medication that is better for you, or reasons you need to be on that specific medication that is very important to your health. Also, Effexor (venlafaxine) can give pretty nasty withdrawal symptoms if just stopped, so you might want to discuss a taper with your doctor before just quitting. Good luck! ...Read more

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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

Effexor (Definition)

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