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Was diagnoaed with major depression and put on Effexor (venlafaxine) will this help with ocd, dizziness, chest pains, coordination and headaches as well as eye flutt?

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Treating depression is probably a crucial step towards improvement in these and other areas.
I hope the Effexor (venlafaxine) will be helpful, but it doesn't stop with the prescription. Keep working with a good doctor until your treatment is well established and causing improvement -- then address the remaining symptoms. And, of course, continue treatment to maintain improvement and achieve further success.

In brief: Maybe

Treating depression is probably a crucial step towards improvement in these and other areas.
I hope the Effexor (venlafaxine) will be helpful, but it doesn't stop with the prescription. Keep working with a good doctor until your treatment is well established and causing improvement -- then address the remaining symptoms. And, of course, continue treatment to maintain improvement and achieve further success.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

The Effexor (venlafaxine) may help with mood and anxiety including ocd symptoms.
It may or may not help with headaches, sometimes it makes headaches worse and probably won't help eye flutters, which are called blepherospasms. Some of what you describe, dizziness and chest pain sound more like symptoms of anxiety. Effexor (venlafaxine) may help that as well. One common side effect of Effexor (venlafaxine) can be high blood pressure.

In brief: Maybe

The Effexor (venlafaxine) may help with mood and anxiety including ocd symptoms.
It may or may not help with headaches, sometimes it makes headaches worse and probably won't help eye flutters, which are called blepherospasms. Some of what you describe, dizziness and chest pain sound more like symptoms of anxiety. Effexor (venlafaxine) may help that as well. One common side effect of Effexor (venlafaxine) can be high blood pressure.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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