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Can missing a dose of Effexor (venlafaxine) or cause lucid dreaming or out of body experiences

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Dr. R Sangal
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Dreams and Effexor (venlafaxine)

Effexor (venlafaxine) (and all antidepressants) suppress rem sleep.
We dream during rem sleep. So missing a shorter acting antidepressant (including effexor) can cause intense and vivid dreams.

In brief: Dreams and Effexor (venlafaxine)

Effexor (venlafaxine) (and all antidepressants) suppress rem sleep.
We dream during rem sleep. So missing a shorter acting antidepressant (including effexor) can cause intense and vivid dreams.
Dr. R Sangal
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Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

Dreaming or out of body sensation more likely related to original brain disorder.

In brief: Not usually

Dreaming or out of body sensation more likely related to original brain disorder.
Dr. Elizabeth Trinidad
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