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Re: Which one is causing this? geoff

Posted by Ritch on February 12, 2003, at 21:55:08

In reply to Which one is causing this?, posted by geoff on February 12, 2003, at 12:49:12

> I was on 225mg of effexor for a little over a year. It worked great except for the sexual side effects. Last fall I started on 100mg of Welbutrin as an enhancer. It didn't seem to cause any more side effects although it enhanced the one I had. My Dr. finally agreed to take me off the effexor. I dropped to 150 mg for a week, then nothing. Meantime I increased the Welbutrin to 200mg for the same week, then 300mg. The final stage was a week ago. Now I am not very functional. I have dizzyness, headaches, extremely stiff neck, anxiety, twitches and insomnia. I have read that these are all side effects of taking Welbutrin and stopping effexor. I don't know what to do, I am at a loss. Anybody go through this before?

Wellbutrin can cause a lot of worsened anxiety in many people-especially those with anxiety disorders already diagnosed (I can't hack WB). Effexor tends to help with anxiety. It could be you are now taking a medication that does nothing for the original problem?, but was prescribed to treat a side effect of a medication you no longer take anyhow.




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