Venlafaxine

What is Venlafaxine?

Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) class.

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For several years I have used propranolol (10-20 mg.) as needed for situations related to performance anxiety. Recently, after an injury and...

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Thanks for the query

It seems you have some vulnerability to develop anxiety (whether you talk of performance anxiety or generalized...

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I took Venlafaxine 75 mg/day for 6 weeks. But I had side-effects, so my doctor put me on Sertraline (Zoloft) 50 mg. I'm cross-tapering, so for 6...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Venlafaxine can be stopped from the dose of 37.5 mg in 2-4 weeks time.

In such cases, I usually follow the below...

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I am currently on 150mg venlafaxine and have been for 5 months but have had horrid side effects so my doctor has given me mirtazapine 30mg and...

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Hi,

Venlafaxine can produce 'discontinuation syndrome' if stopped suddenly. If you stop taking venlafaxine suddenly, it can cause 'discontinuation...

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