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  1. Exercise Program
    ... When I was on Effexor , I gained about 30 pounds. Just like you, nothing...

  2. Wellbutrin and weight gain?
    ... when I was on it. My doctor switch me to it from effexor because I had gained about 30-40lbs on effexor. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  3. weight loss after antidepressant
    ... Several years ago, I was on Effexor for depression. I was on it for about one year. ...
    ... last 6 yrs. Celexa, Paxil, Trazodone, Lexapro and Effexor . I used to be 140lbs now i'm 225 lbs!!! And I know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Lexapro Paxil Trazodone

  4. HOODIA 57 and CELEXA please read!
    ... while on SSRIs. I had all sorts of side effects from Effexor and a woman posted here about extreme anxiety & panic ... terrible headaches after combining diet pills and Effexor . I believe she ended up going to the ER or at least...

  5. Pill supplement for dieting
    ... explode. Is this High blood pressure. I am also taking Effexor for depression. Could this be the cause of all these ... at lunch, 4 hours after taking my normal dosage of Effexor , drank plenty of water and ate 15 minutes after taking...
    ... and I highly don't recommend taking any of them with Effexor . I was on Effexor 5 years and it had the side effect ... caffeine, so on top of the shakiness already caused by Effexor , you add a ton of extra caffeine--it is not a good ... combo at all. And I believe I've read that Effexor can affect blood pressure in some people (it didn ... never ending migraine headache the whole time I took Effexor because it dilated the pupils of my eyes and made ... sensitive to light (this has gone away since stopping Effexor ). Given that Effexor can cause headaches to start...
    ... Effexor withdrawal is difficult. I tapered even down to the ... disconnect from reality, and even panic attacks during Effexor withdrawal. I stuck it out. I've since read that ... on the depression board about tips to stop taking Effexor . A lot of people there have gone through the Effexor ... There is one person who posts under the name sickof effexor who can give you a lot of tips about stopping it. ... disconnect from reality, but what I later realized was on Effexor , I had been unable to multi-task and had to focus ... disconnect from reality during the withdrawal. After Effexor withdrawal, the only way I'll go on another SSRI is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  6. anti depressants and weight gain.. :-(
    ... Lexapro, but I had a similar experience while I was on Effexor several years ago. I was on Effexor for a little...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  7. Antidepressant Weight
    ... ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND THERE WONDERFUL WEIGHT GAIN. I TAKE EFFEXOR XR RIGHT NOW AND I WILL TELL YOU BOTH A LITTLE STORY ... did someresearch on computer and had him put me on effexor . Well six months of that and he kept upping my fose...
    ... venting helps and I will listen. I am on lowest dose of effexor and feel I can't live with out it. Try to go for...
    ... venting helps and I will listen. I am on lowest dose of effexor and feel I can't live with out it. Try to go for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Prozac Wellbutrin

  8. Metabolism and problem with eating (long post- sorry)
    ... refferring to antideppressants? have you ever tried Effexor ? Effexor had a great affect on me, it helped to curb...
    ... noticing that i dont eat as much as i used to. I was on Effexor when i was suffering from extreme anxiety and depression...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote

  9. Feeling horrible
    ... couldnt get started on it. My Doctor Put me on Effexor .....It immediately change my life, It helped curb...

  10. anyone able to lose weight while on Effexor?????
    ... My husband gained almost 100 pounds on effexor as it gave him a horrific appetite. He now has lost...
    ... I gained about 30 lbs in the 1-2 years I was on Effexor . Nothing about my lifestyle changed - no increase ... heard of people who actually lost weight while on Effexor , unfortunately, I wasn't one of them. But for me...
    ... could be of help to you! For me, getting off the Effexor was the first step. After that, and a few months...

  11. Do you think my GP will perscribe me Xenical with my stats.
    ... I mentioned it to my doctor and he perscribed me Effexor . I was suprised as I didnt feel the depression was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xenical

  12. Need an Appetite Suppressant
    ... while it is not indicated for this, i found Effexor to be EXTREMELY effective. i also found 5-HTP (5...

  13. synthroid & weight loss supplements?
    ... take synthroid due to hypothyroid and I also take effexor & remeron. Has anyone ever used a weight loss supplement...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Remeron Synthroid

  14. What are your thoughts on Weight Loss Surgery?
    ... really sucked. My doctor decided to try giving me Effexor . Almost immediately I started to feel less hungry ... and cravings were due to my seratonin Levels. The Effexor raised those levels and all of a sudden I could control...

  15. My Advice......
    ... pounds and today he is 190. He ballooned because of Effexor as it really causes an increase in appetite. Atkins...
    ... pounds and today he is 190. He ballooned because of Effexor as it really causes an increase in appetite. Atkins ... permitted. Fruit is one of them. Interesting about the Effexor ...I was put on it by my doctor and I lost my appetite ... the proplems associated with it...but just like the effexor the same thing affects different people in different...
    ... with. My husband has been able to lower his intake of Effexor down to the lowest level and the Doctor is weening...
    ... with. My husband has been able to lower his intake of Effexor down to the lowest level and the Doctor is weening...

  16. How I lost 77 pounds in 2005
    ... anything except the sleeplessness yet. I was taking Effexor before, and aside from gainling a little weight, I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  17. Metabolism is shot...
    ... Hey there, I started gained weight when I took Effexor , an antidepressant. These drugs are known to cause...

  18. Should I see my doctor?
    ... multiple health issues to address. I started taking Effexor (an antidepressant) 2 months ago. I have been off...
    ... Effexor can really screw with your body (I know, I was on ... you sure you haven't been eating more since stopping effexor than you did when you were taking it, and that could ... normal. BTW, the time it takes the body to detox from effexor can be as long as 5 months, so it is still likely ... Check out the depression boards for other info on Effexor withdrawls....

  19. How do you kill the appetite?
    ... feel starving, ya know? Thanks for the advice! Effexor ....

  20. Zoloft & Weight Gain
    ... VERY slowly off it. After the Wellbutrin, I tried Effexor , which was better, but not great. I then weaned off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin Zoloft

  21. Help me be strong!
    ... auntjudyg, I am taking Effexor xr 150mg. Its been three months plus, and I can not...

  22. Diet Pills and Prescription Drugs
    ... the moment: Ativan, Wellbutrin, Provigil, Abilify, Effexor , Fosamax, Reglan, Topomax, etc. That's all I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Abilify Ativan Fosamax Provigil Reglan Wellbutrin

  23. Could my asthma medication cause weight problems?
    ... anyone else have this problem? I am also currently on Effexor (SNRI). I was originally told it would help me lose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair

  24. Prozac and Suppressants?
    ... my job it was quite overbearing. My Dr. put me on Effexor and I was the thinnest I have ever been in my life...

  25. Grapefruit juice
    ... the weight anyway. I never tried it because I take Effexor and drinking grapefruit juice while taking Effexor...

  26. Zoloft and weight gain?
    ... have just as much of a chance to gain weight from effexor xr? I want to get this stupid weight off!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  27. old topic but need info--antidepressants, insulin issues
    ... gained weight while on antidepressants. I was on Effexor XR for about a year and a half, and I gained almost...

  28. Desperately embarrassed!!!
    ... NWG, I just weaned myelf off of Effexor simply because of the weight gain! The Effexor helped ... down. However, I do attribute the weight gain to the Effexor since I continued to exercise and eat sensibly. Besides ... feel confident that my metabolism was slowed by the Effexor . I lost 10 pounds when I first started taking the...
    ... might help out here too . . . . I'm 26 and I was on Effexor for about a year and a half and gained almost 30 lbs...

  29. 2days on TrimSpa lost 3lbs already
    ... SSRIs that I have tried, including Paxil, Celexa, Effexor , and Prozac. I really like how it evens me out, BUT...
    ... SSRIs that I have tried, including Paxil, Celexa, Effexor , and Prozac. I really like how it evens me out, BUT...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Lexapro Paxil Prozac Wellbutrin Zoloft

  30. I NEED YOUR HELP GUYS!
    ... NWG, I just weaned myelf off of Effexor simply because of the weight gain! The Effexor helped ... down. However, I do attribute the weight gain to the Effexor since I continued to exercise and eat sensibly. Besides ... feel confident that my metabolism was slowed by the Effexor . I lost 10 pounds when I first started taking the...

  31. Mountain Mama - Anti-depressents
    ... three years, I went to the doctor, and he prescribed effexor - it worked in terms of dulling my personality and ... depressent works in your brain differently than does the effexor . I can understand how you are feeling when the most...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  32. Looking for support and advice
    ... after trying to do it on your own, ask your Dr about Effexor . From what my Dr has informed me, it's not exactly...
    ... find what's right for you. Talk to your Dr. about Effexor . It might not be right for you, but there's something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Wellbutrin Zoloft

  33. Wellbutrin/Zyban? Does it work?
    ... because it didn't help with my depression. I'm now on effexor . Also, my Mom is on wellbutrin and hasn't had any ... with the medication, but if things don't work out, effexor (what I'm on now for depression) is a little better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin Zoloft

  34. I'm New Here
    ... with that. Then I started on this anti-depressant Effexor to control my anxiety. I got up to 180 lbs with that...