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Re: Effexor-side effects

Posted by Lisa on December 31, 1998, at 8:18:46

In reply to Re: Effexor-side effects, posted by Mattias on December 30, 1998, at 19:30:41

> > After trying just about every kind of anti-depressant,
> > my psychiatrist put me on Effexor. I am currently
> > taking 300mg a day (150mg twice a day) and I really
> > starting to feel better, but does anyone ever have
> > muscle spasms? I have noticed that not only do I have
> > trouble sleeping because of the strange dreams, but
> > everytime I try to sleep I can feel my legs jump and
> > quiver uncontrolably. I never feel rested.
> Im taking Efexor 75mg a day and I have never experienced muscle spasms but I have trouble to fall asleep.
> My psychiatrist gave me Imovane to help me fall asleep, and it helped the first weeks
> but now its effect is decreased and has started to make me sweat when I sleep.
> When I wake up my bed is wet. This never happened when I took Imovane with Prozac.

I have experienced the sweating when I sleep and when I wake I feel damp also. I have never taken Imovane, but my
psychiatrist did have me taking ambien. Now I have to rely on just pure luck. What do you suggest?




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