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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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 taking gabapentin for hot flashes, but it doesn t seem to be working. My doctor suggested Effexor. I was wondering about welbutrin. Also, I...

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I have recently moved from Minnesota to Arizona. I have a history of ankle swelling, along with tingling and sharp shooting pains in my feet. My...

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In the last 3 months I have started taking Effexor XR with my Vyvanse. My Effexor is 37.5 mg once daily and my Vyvanse is 60 mg once daily. Over...

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I am on .5 mg cipralex, I am bloated. I was taking 37.5 mg effexor however tried to raise it to 75 mg very bloated. I am in menopause and have a...

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I don’t think 375g of Effexor is working, Can I add to it?

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my wife is struggling with weight loss , loss of mobility, anxiety, depression, and severe leg tremors. she has been to Shands Hospital and Mayo...

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I've been meaning off of egfexor xr 37.5mg. Could I be getting a headache from the days I don't take a dose?

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