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Re: Anyone had success on Effexor XR?

Posted by N.P. on May 21, 2001, at 15:05:16

In reply to Re: Anyone had success on Effexor XR? , posted by newby on May 20, 2001, at 18:13:03

I figured if it's a prescription medication in Germany it's at least worth trying. St. Johns Wort. I started with 300 mg, now at 600 and going for 900 in the next couple of days. I can see the difference already. Since my depression is not life threatening, I figured why have all those withdrawal effects... I'll see how that works..
> Thanks. N.P I'll try to stick it out. Still can't figure out if I feel better or worse....
> What did you switch to when you quit Effexor?
> > Hm.. Effexor made me reeeeeealy sleepy. I slept for three days and nights and then quit it.
> > But mine was prescribed for depression. They recommend to hang on for couple of weeks when majority of the side effects should dissapear. Take care
> > N.P.
> >
> > >
> > > Started Effexor XR five days ago. Withdrawal posts are frightening. Only other medications I've ever taken are vitamins and aspirin. Dr. prescribed Effexor for insomnia and related anxiety. Feeling jittery during the day since taking the med and drowsy at night, but still can't sleep more than three hours. Anyone take this for sleep disorder?




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