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New to effexor xp

Posted by Nat A. on September 27, 2001, at 12:09:58

Hi, I am starting effexor xr this morning. It is rather scarey to see how it works or doesn't work for different people. This is the first med that
I have ever tried. I got it from my gp for anxiety
and depression. I just feel so glad that i am not the only one with this.. it seems from what I am reading that it is not the "wonder drug" that I
was hoping for. My gp also gave me some ativan to sleep
at night.. from what I hear about that, it is horrible stuff and to stay away from it. She said to just take it at night durring the first two weeks as
I start on the effexor xr. Anyone with any imput for
me... I would be greatful. This is so scary and new to be taking something although I know I need something. I just want my life back and to
be able to be "normal" in life. I am starting on 37.5 mg for the
first week and then bump up to 75 for week two. Thanks!!




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