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Hi there, ive just joined on here to get some advice and support... i was prescribed venlafaxine xl (modified release) 10 yrs ago for severe depression after my ....
I've been on venlafaxine for 6 years on 300 mg also I'm on lithium 800 mg I haven't felt any better so I'm now weaning myself off both I had previously got myself ....
I have been on Venlafaxine for about 18 months and due to symptom of sweating profusely, it was decided that I would wean myself off it. I was taken 75mg twice daily. ....
I have just joined because I am experiencing some awful withdrawal symptoms from Venlafaxine. I have attempted to come off the drug once, 9 years ago. I managed ....
I am only posting my story in hopes of helping someone, somewhere.
I was taking venlafaxine for about 3 years. Started out at 75mg and ended up at 225mg for the ....
i have just been prescribed ven. but i am terrified of gaining weight as i have lost a lot of weight in the past i would appreciate your experiences regarding this ....
I have been taking venlafaxine for over 7 years and can admit that it saved my life a few times in the early stages. I have tried to come off them numerous times,during ....
week 2 of trying to come off ven 150 after 5 years pure hell extreme tierdness tinnitus vertigo moods headaches please someome tell me there is a light at the end ....
I tapered down from 150mg venlafaxine over about a month. I have taken none for the last five days. I have experienced all the expected withdrawal symptoms ....
Ive been on venlafaxine for 12 years 150 mg. now i'am trying to get off it. This is the worst med i've ever been on . I had to take granulas out a little at a time. ....
I've previously posted on another discussion thread about coming off venlafaxine - I was about to take the plunge myself - but rather than re-post on that thread ....
Hi, this is definitely my first time on any forum, ever, but I am seeking some help regarding effexor withdrawal.
I am a 21 year old female, and I have been on effexor 75 mg for a year, and before that I was on celexa 35 mg. Anyways, my doctor and I both decided that the side ....
I've recently been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder and Generalised Anxiety Disorder and i've been prescribed 150mg Venlafaxine and 100mg Trazodone.
hi i am a 42 years old male only been on venlafaxine for maybe 5 months started on 75 then 150
then upto 225 a day still didnt seem to be helping went to see doc ....
This is not a question - it's a warning,
Anyone who is prescribed this drug should challenge the treatment and do their own research before taking it. I'm not ....
Hey guys, I was on Effexor for maybe 10-12 months and worked up to 150 mg like a lot of you. I can safely say I had NOT ONE, ZERO side effects while on this drug ....
Just been prescribed Venlafaxine.... however, have noticed it says you cannot chew it. I presume this is because it is a slow release drug? I cant swallow tablets, ....
I wondered if anyone had any degree of success with mirtazapine with venlafaxine especially. I am currently withdrawing from 225mg of efexor as it is no longer ....
Please help me..
I have suffering with depression most of my life, but after my 16 year old son hung himself August 18th 2012 I have grief combined with ....
My experience of Venlafaxine - it should be taken off the market!!! It's toxic, it's dangerous!! I was prescribed 225mg approx. 6 years ago. It lifted my depression ....
Hello, So greatful to God that i have found this website. I hope someone can help me understand what is happening to me. I came to this site other than the US sites ....
I have certainly noticed a difference having been given a different brand of venlafaxine. Apparently it is a new brand on the market that now does a 225mg extended ....
I have both depression and chronic fatigue syndrome. I have been given Venlaxine by my GP and wondered will this drug make me more tired?
I have had bad side ....
My husband uses this for pain, he's on 75mg in mornings and 75mg at night,he's been on them for a few weeks. He's in lots of pain today with head aches, nausea, ....
Hi I'm new to this site and this is my first post. Firstly I'd like to say thank goodness there are others who share my experiences with this horrible medicine!
I've just come home from the doctors and he's switched me from 40mg of fluoxetine to venlafaxine. I have been on fluoxetine for years and years and after a marriage ....
I've been on Effexor XL for probably 10 years and currently take 150mg a day. Just after Xmas I forgot to take the medication for a week (confused after stroke) ....
I have started on Mirtazapine and I have slowly reduced Venlafaxine from 300, 225, 150, 75 and now I am just on 30mg Mirtazapine. I am having head rushes a bit like ....
Been taking venlafaxine for nearly 17 years in different doses. Currently taking venlalucxl 225 mg for last 5 years. Have experienced what I previously thought ....
Hi everyone, I've registered to this forum just so I can ask this question- I'm so sorry if any of this comes across as offhand, I've just typed something up as ....
I am 29 years old and I have been suffering from "Checking" OCD, social Anxiety,Panic Attacks,Depression and recently I have been hallucinating ....
I've heard that venlafaxine is very good for lifting severe depression. I was prescribed it before but didn't take it due to the side effects. I took one 37.5 ....
I've been on venlafaxine for about 8yrs & I've been thinking for quite sometime that I no longer need to be on it (225mg). As a friend last night said 'that's a ....
I currently take my 150mg of tablet form venlafaxine in the morning about 11.30am I am changing it over to capsule effexor xl.
I would like to take it at ....
I've taken 225mg Venlafaxine XR for over ten years. Due to a recent relapse in my depression, my doctor has advised that I change meds. Due to an unfortunate misunderstanding, ....
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