What is Effexor?

Effexor is a antidepressant drug of class serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It is used to treat depression and certain forms of anxiety.

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I have been taking one 150 mg tablet of Effexor for about 4 years, and now must change to another antidepressant because the Effexor is no longer...

doctor1 MD

Brief answer...do the tapering of the drug very slowly,otherwise the withdrawl symptoms would be very nasty for you.
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I started Zoloft 50mg today and stop taking Effexor. I have been on Effexor 150 mg for 3 wks and on 75 mg previous to that for about 3 months and...

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It gets out of the system pretty rapidly (about a day) so tapering isn't really necessary. Furthermore, the withdrawal effects of antidepressants...

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Ihave taken Effexor sr for 10 years I gave been on a 75 mg. dose for one year. Early in may I started Wellbutrin 300 mg. od. I graduated my Effexor...

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Hello and thanks for your question. You need to speak to your psychiatist about putting you back on a small dose of effexor and tapering you off...

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