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What causes depression inspite of using venlafaxine?

I am currently taking 2 150mg VENLAFAXINE XXXXXXX Capsules for Depression . It is supplied by the Veterans Administration. I have been taking them for 3 months... but , I do Not seem to be any better ...
 

What is the mechanism used in antidepressant venlafaxine that can cause gain weight?

Hi - What is the mechanism that is in the Anti-depressant Venlafaxine (300mgs) that seem to put on weight ? Is it possible/probable that this drug could make you more withdrawn ? Ie - less social. ...
 

Have used propranolol for anxiety. Now changed to venlafaxine. Suggestion?

For several years I have used propranolol (10-20 mg.) as needed for situations related ... general anxiety, in addition to menopausal symptoms, my doctor has prescribed venlafaxine (37.5 mg.(1daily ...
 

Had lumpectomy for breast cancer. On venlafaxine and antidepressant. Having joint pain. Why?

requiring this so the experts let me decide.I have been on Venlafaxine - anti depressant for last 12 yrs ....The crack like they never used to.The hospital recommended swimming & cod liver oil both of which I do ...
 

What is considered a higher dose of Venlafaxine?

i have been taking venlafaxine XXXXXXX er 37.5 mg, for about 3 weeks now. i have a hard time handling anti-depressants at a high dose, so my doctor put me on a low dose, had trouble with side effects ...
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Is Invega suitable to treat depression and can it be used along with Mirtazapine, Clonazepam and Venlafaxine?

) / Clonazepam (.5 mg) / Venlafaxine (150 mg). This combination worked for a few months and then I suffered a set back. My psychiatrist prescribed Invega (3 mg) today. I m concerned about the invega. Is it used ...
 

What are the side effects of Venlafaxine ?

and that no amount of talking will fix anything in my situation . He prescribed me Venlafaxine 37.5 mg . I am ... normal. The doctor was confident that the venlafaxine medicine wont have any adverse effects on me at all ...
 

Is pristiq an alternative to venlafaxine?

I have been taking 2/50 mg Pristiq per day for a couple of years. I recently changed jobs and insurers. My insurer won t pay for pristiq and my doctor has prescribed 37.5 mg Venlafaxine ER at one a day ...
 

Is venlafaxine good replacement for cymbalta?

cymbalta is extremely expensive. it has been suggested by my health insurance to try venfasaxine. cymbalta is going grneric soon, so will this work until cmbalta is less expensive? been on cymbalta for several years with help of samples from dr....
 

Suggest medicine for withdrawal from venlafaxine

I am experiencing severe withdrawal from venlafaxine. My gp has prescribed me 7x2mg diazepam to take when required but this is making no difference. Reluctant to prescribe anything else and I feel ...
 

Can venlafaxine be taken in morning for anxiety?

Yes just yesterday I was put on75mg of venlafaxine for my anxiety I have been taking at night. 30mg ... to take the venlafaxine in the morning and the mirtazapine at night. ...
 

What are the side effects of gabapentin and venlafaxine?

on venlafaxine. Hcl er caps 75 is this good for my condtion and do this slow my sex drive down I also have throids that are taken out one of them so what would be the side affect. When I were taken venlafaxine ...
 

How effective is Venlafaxine HCL on rashes?

I have taken Effexor before and had a rash and itching after taking it. I have told my doctor this and he has put me on Venlafaxine HCL, this is the same stuff, yes? I lost my daughter in Oct. 2013 she ...
 

Is wellbutrin a better medication than venlafaxine for depression?

Hi,A About 4 years ago i started taking Venlafaxine. It did a good job of addressing my feelings of depression. A friend told me that it s difficult to come off Venlafaxine and that I should talk to my ...
 

Venlafaxine is taken for hot flashes or depression?

I quit venlafaxine cold turkey because insurance denied it. It s been 5 days. Started feeling dizzy ... years old). I m 5 2 , in good health, work out 5 days a week. I was taking Venlafaxine for hot flashes ...
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I have panic attacks while I sleep I am 37yrs old ive had them since I was like my early teens how I help prevent them
Dear patient, there are some medications like venlafaxine or similar, from the so called "antidepressant" family that can decrease the rates and intensity of episodes; a quick acting benzodiazepine such as Xanax used very sparingly is an adjuvant to long term therapy.
 
I anxinty disorder and panic disorder m taking novo venlafaxine i wanna quite my medcine
Thats a great decision. You need a strong will for that. I suggest you to slowly withdraw these drugs under supervision of your doctor, and simultaneously go for behaviriuol therapies
 
I know now ive been exposed to mold in my home for years and its caused my panic attacks. Is there a cure to stop these attacks and make me normal again?
Dear patient, In general terms, there are a series of interventions that can significantly decrease the frequency and intensity of panic attacks; the most effective ones are cognitive-behavioral therapy conducted by a psychologist or psychiatrist and medications such as SSRI's (venlafaxine, fluoxetine, duloxetine, etc). Rescue medications include rapid acting benzo's such as alprazolam.
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