I am considering asking the GP to prescribe me Venlafaxine.Can anyone tell me the efficacy and side effects of this particular drug? The combination of Sertraline&Mirtazapine do not seem to be working for me.
About three week's ago when I went to pick up my medication there was a note to say my Venlafaxine (Efexor XR) had been changed to a generic brand of the medication - Enlafax. I didn't think too much of it at the time
I have noticed a drop in my mood, I am increasingly more irritable and angry inside, my thoughts of self-harm and suicide have definitely increased, and I just don't feel "right".
I thought a bit more about what could be causing then then I had a light-bulb moment… read more
Just reinstated on 75mg haven't taken it in 16 months very sick at the mo all symptoms ramped up how long will it take to stabilise???
Does anyone else question needing psych meds for life and have an inner battle with having to take them long term? Or have you accepted needing them for life?
My Doctor prescribed Effexor to me a week ago due to my depression was getting worse. They took me off zolof because it was giving me a massive headache but reading all the review about this drug I haven't taken any of it because I am afraid of having bad side effect. What should I do? What Kind of Side of effect does anyone have and did it help anyone on here? I also have anxiety about taking any type of medications,
I've been weaning off Effexor for 3 months now and have been having really bad withdrawls from it
Nausea, headaches, stomach cramps, appetite loss and brain zaps.
Has anyone had a positive story weaning off Effexor or is this one of those "You need to just deal with the withdrawls"?
Any tips and tricks to avoid feeling like crap is greatly appreciated. I just started my first job in my field and can't go home sick everytime I'm having side effects from Effexor.
Thank you mucho grande peeps.
Is Clozaril better for depression than Effexar
Helen has started a petition to try and get our Government to take notice and start funding Effexor-XR again, Enlafax (the generic medication) has badly affected a lot of people but trying to get anything done about it is near impossible. Being on Effexor-XR is now very expensive as it is no longer funded at all, and many people with mental illness are on limited income.
Please sign and share this petition.
This is my first post, so I hope this is where it goes. But I have a question. Has anyone been on effexor? I tried zoloft and prozac and I felt worse than when I started. My doctor just tried to change me to effexor but I've read so many reviews I'm nervous about the side effects. I started taking meds really for anxiety but then I feel like my depression has gotten worse on the medications. So now I'm wondering if I should just try to taper off of everything and see how it goes. Honestly, they… read more