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Taking welbutrin 400mg. Feeling light headed, slow motion, shaky. Is it side effect?

My husbands doc prescribed him welbutrin 400 mg a day about 4 months ago, he told her it did not feel like it is working so today he started taking 37.5 mg of effexor twice a day. He took his first does at 430 and by 5 felt light hezded. It is 630 and he says he feels like he is moving in slow motion and a little shaky. Should we be concerned? It seems like a lot to me.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Mar 2013
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When starting on a Efexor the symptoms may occur and are normal. These symptoms are transient and usually do not last longer than one week. You can take half the dosage for five days to minimize the side effects. Please motivate him to persevere through this initial faze. One should Only assess the efficacy of the drug after taking it for one month. I trust you find this information helpful.
Answered: Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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