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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 Is it possible/probable that this drug could make you more withdrawn ?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 ...
 

Does Venlafaxine cause hyponatraemia?

not think property. Took myself off the medication 2 days ago and my GP prescribed Venlafaxine 15mg ... taking Venlafaxine if I had side-effects I could not tolerate. I also take low-dose Cocodamol 8 ...
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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 ...
 

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....
 

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 ...
 

What are the side effects of venlafaxine?

anything for 3 days.I am pretty nervous and feel terrible.My doctor gave me a prescription for venlafaxine ... and sweets.Never ate healthy food. Also had no sex drive. Will venlafaxine be any different. I also have ...
 

Is Venlafaxine similar to Duloxetine?

been taking duloxetine for a year and now insurance company will not cover it but said it will cover venlafaxine ER and generic SSR (Celexa, Zoloft,Prozac Paxil) are these similar? ....trying to get ...
 

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. ...
 

Could itching be a side effect of Venlafaxine?

Hi, I have just changed my dosage of venlafaxine as instructed by my consultant from instant ... body. Could this be a side effect? I could not see anything in the leaflet that came with venlafaxine. ...
 

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.
 
Hi, I've got PE for years. I used anafranile when i was 26 and worked well. Now it doesn't work for me. I noticed that when masterbating whith lube I cum faster
Dear patient, Several antidepressants such as venlafaxine, fluoxetine, etc can help with PE. Attempts at not masturbating helps as well. Some analgesics like tramadol also can contain ejaculation to a certain extent. Hope that helps, wish you the best, Dr Brenes-Salazar MD Mayo Clinic MN
 
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
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