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Weaning from effexor

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

Hi wanting to know the best and safest way to wean of effexor 225mg after six weeks. Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  T Shobha Deepak MD

Hi, I am withdrawing off Efexor and want to know if the brain type flicks and shock feelings will go away and that it is not causing any permanent damage. Maybe this drug is handed out too easily and we could have a much... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Shobha Deepak ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

How do I get off effexor anti depressant? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Ivan Romic MD

how do I taper off 75 mg to 37.5 mg of effexor and then wean off completely safely How will I be sent the answer and how soon ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan Romic ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Dr is weaning me off of effector 75 mg,then start taking Welbutrin.Will I have side effects if I don't take it.would like to get off antidepressants.been on 8 yrs for mild depression . ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)

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Dr.  Rohit Kothari MD

and have continued. How well will cymbalta maintain as weaning off effexor and on to cymbalta? ...How does cymbalta compare to effexor? Contraindications? Effects with regard to heart disease ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rohit Kothari ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

Hi,I have a question about withdrawing from effexor.I was on 225mg for 16 years. It stopped working so I decided to wean myself off. I started with 150mg for a week,75mg for the next week and 37.5mg ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sree Gouri SR MD

pregnant during the end of the summer, therefore, I am in the process of weening off Effexor, however, now that I am pregnant a lot sooner, should I stop taking Effexor all together. I have read that... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sree Gouri SR ( OBGYN)
Dr. Nishith R S MD

I have been taking Effexor xr for at about 10 years (prior to that I took Zoloft) - I was thinking of weaning myself off of it, but a nurse friend of mine said that I have been on it so long that my brain may... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishith R S ( Diabetologist)
Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

A friend has been on effexor 37.5mg once daily for 3.5 weeks and finds it too sedating. She would like to switch to Prozac. Does she need to taper and for how long to get off the effexor? Also how long ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shubham Mehta ( Psychiatrist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

Effexor does not cause breast discharge However it is secreted in breast milk.

Dr. Benard Shehu MD

Hi i read your query and i want to say that if you feel beter you shouldn't wean off this drug unless your doctor order this.

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

Technically there is no contra-indication. But you need to remember, the drug combination HYDROXYCUT has never been evaluated by the FDA, so it's interaction with OTHER drugs has never been evaluated.