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What are the major side effects of Effexor 300 mg?

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Posted on Mon, 1 Jun 2015
Question: What are the major side effects of 300 mg Effexor taken daily by a 68 year old female weighing 150 lbs?
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Here are side effects

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Welcome to Health Care Magic, Thanks for writing to us,

I am Dr.Muhammad Ahmad, I have read your question, I understand your concern and will try to help you in the best possible way.

Side effects of Effexor don't really depend upon age and weight ,yes in older age one is more prone, here are the side effects..


>>More common

-High blood pressure

-lack or loss of strength

-severe headache

-sweating

>>Less common

-Blurred vision

-chest pain

-fast or irregular heartbeat

-mood or mental changes

-ringing or buzzing in the ears

-suicidal thoughts

-Rare

-Actions that are out of control

-convulsions

-high fever

-high or low blood pressure

-irritability

-itching or skin rash

-lightheadedness or fainting, especially when getting up suddenly from a sitting or lying
-position

-menstrual changes

-nervousness

-problems with urinating or holding urine

-severe muscle stiffness

-talking, feeling, and acting with excitement that you cannot control

-trouble breathing

-unusually pale skin

I Hope this answers your question, if your have more queries feel free to ask, otherwise close the discussion and rate it. Wish you the best of health.



Regards,

Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.

M.B.B.S.

Resident M.D.

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What are the major side effects of Effexor 300 mg?

Brief Answer: Here are side effects Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to Health Care Magic, Thanks for writing to us, I am Dr.Muhammad Ahmad, I have read your question, I understand your concern and will try to help you in the best possible way. Side effects of Effexor don't really depend upon age and weight ,yes in older age one is more prone, here are the side effects.. >>More common -High blood pressure -lack or loss of strength -severe headache -sweating >>Less common -Blurred vision -chest pain -fast or irregular heartbeat -mood or mental changes -ringing or buzzing in the ears -suicidal thoughts -Rare -Actions that are out of control -convulsions -high fever -high or low blood pressure -irritability -itching or skin rash -lightheadedness or fainting, especially when getting up suddenly from a sitting or lying -position -menstrual changes -nervousness -problems with urinating or holding urine -severe muscle stiffness -talking, feeling, and acting with excitement that you cannot control -trouble breathing -unusually pale skin I Hope this answers your question, if your have more queries feel free to ask, otherwise close the discussion and rate it. Wish you the best of health. Regards, Dr.Muhammad Ahmad. M.B.B.S. Resident M.D.