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  1. Fioricet addiction
    ... you feel. I have heard, that for a lot of women, Effexor works. Also Paxil. Hope that helps you! :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  2. Finally admitted I needed off durgestic patches
    ... and he never takes a pain pill. He swears by his Effexor . It didn't work for me but I know it works for some...
    ... it. I was taking that while on this pain medicine, effexor made my blood pressure shoot up. One of these days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Lortab

  3. Liver Tests Abnormally High and I take a cocktail of prescription antidepressants
    ... past 6 years. For the past three years I am taking Effexor XR, Paxil and Lamictal daily in low dose to mid dose...
    ... for anti-depressants, you will need to taper off the effexor and paxil--why does your dr. have you on both? you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Paxil accutane Tylenol

  4. Alcohol Withdrawal??
    ... seem to help. Getting off of that med (I think it was effexor ) was TERRIBLE. I had some weird panick attack or something...

  5. Can I quit from 20mg's of oxycontin per day?
    ... paxil and another one. The only one that helped was Effexor but 6 months into it, it didn't work anymore so i...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Prozac

  6. Class action law suit
    ... like, duh- it's a heavy duty narcotic! I was on Effexor for 20 years and no one warned me about the hellacious ... even with a taper). All you have to do now is google Effexor withdrawal to see that there are millions of pissed ... millions of people suffering right now. I must say, Effexor worked really well for me-and at that time I needed...

  7. suboxone withdrawal
    ... michelle- i have a half a bottle of effexor 37.5...should i take that during my withdrawal? im...
    ... good to hear from you :) im not really sure what effexor is? so i cant answer that. but if its for sleep,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin

  8. i'm not myself
    ... it helps stabilize your moods. He also has me on Effexor and he gave me clonodine, .1mg. I have taken it before...

  9. Fentanyl, Vicoden, and now Effexor?
    ... knowledge about this subject but this, I have been on Effexor before and it is very addicting. Make sure that he...
    ... Thanks for your reply. He refuses to stop the Effexor and he acts like a zombie now. I don't honestly...
    ... I can totally understand your concern. I am on effexor and I donot believe effexor is addicting. I take a...
    ... probably right about the combination of opiates and effexor , plus he also take klonopin and who knows what else ... . From what I have read about effexor , one just can't stop taking it cold turkey, it could ... take months to get off effexor . I find that scary. When I decided to stop drinking ... myself... everything in life is a choice. Glad the effexor is working for you. Sunny...
    ... again Sunny, You do have to be weened off of effexor . It is not because a person is addicted to effexor ... bad point! That is exactly what lead me to taking effexor . It helps me lots :) Take care Sunny.... ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin Valium

  10. Tramadol - miracle drug or doorway to hell?
    ... medication my Dr would not start it again, gave me some effexor and said it shouldn't last much longer, that was that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Morphine Ultram

  11. Anyone recover from ecstacy use?
    ... said i'm in great health... he tried putting me on Effexor and it just made me feel worse. Anyone else share...

  12. Lexapro
    ... Paxil, Seroquel, Halcion and many others. I did take Effexor for a while, but it caused such bad headaches and...
    ... eyes have that strange pressure that I felt with the Effexor . I have no desire to do anything today, just feel...
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  13. antidepressant?
    ... another. You just have to keep trying different ones. Effexor is another one that I heard is very good. Good luck...
    ... another. You just have to keep trying different ones. Effexor is another one that I heard is very good. Good luck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  14. Southbeach & Michelle???
    ... right med. for you. I had a very bad experience with Effexor ....wanted to die. And now i am on Lexapro (the only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Cymbalta

  15. alcohol and social anxiety
    ... calm my nerves. i am trying to wean my self off of effexor because it isnt working and my brain is about to crack...
    ... addiction...to everything... I don't know anything about Effexor , but have you considered another type of anti-depresant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  16. Oprah Show Tomorrow
    ... their lives, I was like ya right? I have been taking Effexor for about years, I don't think it's working anymore...

  17. Clean of ALL drugs?
    ... are all good at the same time. my best friend is on effexor and he calls himself 'clean' but how is effexor ok...

  18. So bittersweet...
    ... this part of the forums... I've been taking both Effexor XR and Ativan since 2003 now, since I was 17 years ... over, cutting myself, etc). After a few months of the Effexor , I never once hurt myself again... but it's been four ... or 3 in order to keep anxiety attacks at bay. But Effexor ... Just a few hours without it, and my brain feels ... I have come a long way, as I used to take 300mg of Effexor a day, and now I'm down to 150mg. And Ativan's I can ... the withdrawal... The worst physical feelings are Effexor withdrawal, but the worst mental feeling is the Codeine...
    ... order of getting off drugs. I think you need the Effexor at this point desperately and that your 'Plan," as...
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  19. anti-depressants during withdrawal
    ... like most people take them. I have been prescribed effexor , but i havent been taking it long enough for it to...

  20. Xanax Withdrawal
    ... me away and I got up to the 4 mgs. She was put on Effexor and is now find and detoxing from that. We commiserate...
    ... daughter must be having a rough time coming off the effexor also, but it is good you two can lean on each other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Xanax

  21. day 5 withdrawaling off suboxone....really scared
    ... with my doctor he gave me 7days worth of xanax and effexor for depression. I just hit a really low point today...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  22. 9 days no oxy!
    ... Congratulations on your 9 days!! I have taken Effexor which gave me these weird and VERY uncomfortable things ... are other good ones out there too but I would avoid Effexor ....
    ... Flushed, Thanks for the info. I too was prescribed effexor abouta year ago and it also did not agree with me...
    ... side effects. Had many disasterous side effects with Effexor , Cymbalta, Paxil... Also another old school anti depressant...
    ... side effects. Had many disasterous side effects with Effexor , Cymbalta, Paxil... Also another old school anti depressant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Celexa Elavil Norco Paxil Cymbalta Cialis

  23. Question for Flushed
    ... substituting Tramadol for an anti-depressant. I was on Effexor -- I really hated it as it gives some people brain ... if I need an anti-depressant so I weaned off of the Effexor . I took Tramadol after the hysterectomy for pain but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Tramadol

  24. I'm afraid I'm going to give in.....
    ... half years ago I had major post-partum and was put on effexor .. my dr said there is no withdrawl symptoms with it...
    ... after I had my son.. it was horrible! I was put on effexor for that... then when I went off the hard stuff there ... week or so.. a month after that I stopped taking the effexor because I was started on the amitryptlin and I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  25. I have the brain zaps
    ... and tried it when I had the brain zaps going off of Effexor ....
    ... They lasted about 2 or 3 months for me. I'm off Effexor for over a year now. The only way I'll ever go on ... docs never told me how awful it is getting off of Effexor ....

  26. Question on withdrawals
    ... symptoms would be. Any info would be great. I also take Effexor for depression and OCD so I am wondering if I should...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab suboxone

  27. Addicted to VICODIN & HATING LIFE
    ... step in getting away from the old habits. I was given effexor but stopped taking it(bad move to just stop c/t from...

  28. tapering off oxycodone... need help and advice
    ... posted about the taper and anti dep meds. I was giving effexor when I was trying to taper. I was never given one...

  29. I have a Tramadol/Ultram addiction
    ... Hiya all. The short story is I take Effexor for depression and Zopiclone for sleeping. I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  30. addiction & withdrawals
    ... t give up hope! After a month and after going on Effexor I felt back to normal again. It will happen! ~Jen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl Methadone Oxycontin

  31. stopping the o/c habit
    ... On The Vic's Taking Them The Same Way. I Also Take Effexor Xr, Xanax, Bp Meds But All As Prescribed. I Have No...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  32. Constipation: HELP ME!!
    ... truly suffered intractable constipation when I was on effexor . I used to skip a dose or two and that would correct...

  33. I don't think this is normal
    ... that you've said in your post? I started an AD med, Effexor , a couple of years ago and I think it's helped. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  34. I want to get off Paxil....need help
    ... certainly go off very slowly. I tried to go off of effexor last year in about 2 weeks. It should take at leaste...

  35. Hydrocodone withdrawls & need advice
    ... lethargic. I am currently prescribed 225mg of effexor and .5mg of xanex x2 day. I have no desire to discontine...

  36. Oc Withdrawal
    ... pain for at least 25 years. I take OC's for the pain, Effexor XR for my depression, Xanax for my anxiety, Provigil...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Provigil Xanax

  37. What a Ride!
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
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  38. Heroin And Venlafaxine
    ... her tox report, only this Venlafaxine (also known as Effexor ), a highly addictive anti-depressant, and ibuprofin...
    ... standard every day uses, did she have a prescription to effexor ? In other words, I don't know if she deliberately...
    ... I didn't realize it was the same thing as effexor . My husband takes effexor for anxiety, but I don't...
    ... to you and the lord wil watch over your daughter... effexor i took for a short stint for depressionbut didnt like...
    ... was no trace of ecstasy in her body - only heroin, Effexor and ibuprofin. She wasn't prescribed any pills for...
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  39. Fentanyl Patch for Withdrawal?
    ... some type of anti-depressant. I've tried Celexa, Effexor and Zoloft and I think Celexa probably worked the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Prozac Zoloft

  40. Recovering from oxy, started zyprexa
    ... 6-9 for group meetings. i have been on lexapro and effexor for quite awhile, my doctor wants me to stop taking ... day 3, and so far i dont feel any widthdrawl from effexor like i usualy would.. he says the zyprexa should take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Oxycontin Zyprexa

  41. Hey Toughtime.....GOOD LUCK
    ... I don't know, but I have a big block about it. The effexor (was it?) antidepressant you're starting should help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  42. Hey GINA----
    ... multivamin and B complex and I am on an antidepressant ( Effexor ). Gosh, I just don't know where to start from here...
    ... enough to make me go back! :) I also been taking the Effexor which I have been on for awhile now, and a muti-vitamin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  43. Life saving post...
    ... weight on me. Every time I tried a new one- wellbutrin, effexor , delexa?, zoloft I might feel better emotionally but...
    ... told him I was feeling depressed and he put me on Effexor which I have had before and it did work for me, and...
    ... Gina, I have the blahs too! I'm glad you are on the effexor , it should help lots. Mike, I know I should probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Wellbutrin Zoloft

  44. Help! Day 4 clean but I'm about to cave!
    ... heavier than I was at the start of last year. I was on effexor , wellbutrin and then celexa. And Zoloft. I would really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Wellbutrin Zoloft

  45. Help! Help! Help!
    ... shocks through my body BUT I was withdrawling from Effexor at the same time so that electric shock feeling might...

  46. Knee Pain From Oc
    ... 1MG OF ZANAX 3xs A DAY, AND TRYING TO GET OFF THIS EFFEXOR XR, I AM ON. SOMETIMES IF I AM TO SLEEPY I WILL TAKE...
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  47. Withdrawal from Effexor and Lorazepam
    ... I was on effexor for 4 years and I tried several times b/f I successfully...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  48. any suggestions
    ... compassionate towards me, he wrote me scripts for my effexor and blood pressure drugs, as well as one for suboxone...
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  49. Recovering & Withdrawl: Herbal Remedies
    ... I would recommend you ditch the paxil, and go on effexor . Effexor has the effect of of inhibiting the re-uptake ... now, and my doctor prescribed me a double dose of effexor to be taking only in the morning. He suggested that ... night. Since I started the morning double dose of effexor , I have a ton of energy during the day! It starts...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Paxil Trazodone Valium requip dopamine suboxone

  50. is this withdrawal?
    ... entered treatment, is ask the Psychiatrist to put me on effexor , twice a day, (I was also placed on 4mg suboxone, ... but that’s another nightmare altogether!) The effexor , I believe, relieved the anti-depressant withdrawals ... just as Ultram does. The only difference being that effexor has no activity whatsoever on opiate receptors. So ... opiate addiction effects of the drug. I'm still on the effexor btw, my doctor recently changed my dosaging schedule...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram requip suboxone

  51. The Thomas Recipe - Where is it?
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
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  52. Help with Ambien Withdrawal
    ... went off of them along with going off of lamictal and effexor at the same time, my doctor "fired" me for not following...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Ativan Lamictal Xanax

  53. The joys of NOT living with an addict - a message of courage
    ... But like you, I didn't want to give up. I did take Effexor XR, an anti-depressant, for about a year so I could...

  54. Meds for surgery
    ... understatement of the year! LOL My doctor prescribed Effexor XR for my anxiety, not Xanax, but I believe Effexor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Xanax

  55. Suboxone tapering........
    ... try some different anti depressants. i have been on Effexor for a few years and perhaps it is not effective anymore...

  56. Detox Recipe for Opiates
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
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  57. must stay away but god is it hard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... need to do that for various reasons. I myself was on Effexor (an anti-depressant) for about a year while coping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  58. Sara (Sarandipity) = 8 MONTHS SOBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... since I have tried most of the SSRI's, wellbutrin, effexor , etc. even nuerontin which I hated! So I am feeling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lamictal Lexapro Wellbutrin

  59. Struggling and scared
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Klonopin Paxil Percocet Prozac

  60. Next step: Klonopin withdrawal-any suggestions?
    ... borderline bi-polar and I take the minimum dose of effexor (anti-depression capsule) & the minimum dose of klonopin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin

  61. Is anyone else tapering from Suboxone??
    ... GODDESS, as you said you have. So, I am, also on Effexor XR. My Psych. also thinks I am possibly ADD so he...
    ... me questions any time! :) I was on Suboxone and Effexor from August 04 through Feb of 05. My clean date of ... I tapered from 24mg to 0 and switched my meds from Effexor back to my earlier ad, Prozac. My doc would have had ... of it. I don’t know if it was the tapering, the Effexor , or the combination of the two, but I had ZERO energy ... deeper and deeper even though I was maxing out on the Effexor . How I did it was trial and error. I would try...
    ... between .5 and 1mg (rarely) per day. I also take Effexor XR and Adderall for Adult ADD. I feel fine with this...
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  62. Tomas Detox Recipe......TwinnLynn
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
    ... Hi Everyone!! I want to ask why someone taking Effexor cannot use the Tomas Recipe? I would love to use...
    ... SSRI (serotonin reuptake inhibitor) such as Prozac, Effexor , Paxil, all those kinds of psychiatric mood elevators...
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  63. Is there a 2nd Wave of WD from Sub?
    ... and it works well. My Psychiatrist, also has me on Effexor XR (for two years) and he recently gave me "Seroquel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Seroquel Xanax

  64. I'm Sooo ashamed!
    ... probably the lowest of the low. I am depressed and take Effexor Xr. and also suffer from adult ADD and take a stimulant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Morphine Norco suboxone

  65. Zoloft for Anxiety?
    ... lightheaded. It's the only med I've taken (other than Effexor ) that had side effects like that. It makes me sleepy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zoloft

  66. This blasted ultram
    ... As far as anti-depressants: Yes, I was only Effexor -XR 37.5mg for 2 months and then jumped up to 75mg ... some of my W/D symptoms could be because of stopping Effexor ? I mean i've heard that it does have W/D with it,...
    ... is. Like I said to Bewildered, maybe going off the Effexor was what made this time soooooo much worse than the ... have to wait it out? -What do you think about the Effexor thing? I haven't looked up much about its w/d's but...
    ... Hi, This is regarding the switch from Effexor to Wellbutrin. Yes, I do think that some of your ... symptoms may be due to the change. You see, Effexor , like Paxil and others is an SSRI. Wellbutrin is ... not, it has a different mechanism. I take Effexor Xr 150 once a day and if I miss two days, I feel awful ... sloshy head", if that makes sense. If you look up the Effexor Website, it tells you, that these are "Discontinuation...
    ... is. Like I said to Bewildered, maybe going off the Effexor was what made this time soooooo much worse than the ... have to wait it out? -What do you think about the Effexor thing? I haven't looked up much about its w/d's but ... have worse w/d's then you can imagine. I tried effexor for a litte over a week, it made my heart race terrible ... dosage of ultram & I doubt the short time you took effexor would be affecting you, it takes an ssri usually 4...
    ... Again Regarding EFFEXOR . You did take it for two months, so you would have ... for depression and they switched me from Prozac to Effexor with no problem due to the fact that they are both...
    ... of like 25, then 15, 12, 8, 4, 2....and quit 75mg Effexor cold turkey...my body flipped the F out. :-( *...
    ... that? As far as anti-depressants: Yes, I was only Effexor -XR 37.5mg for 2 months and then jumped up to 75mg ... some of my W/D symptoms could be because of stopping Effexor ? I mean i've heard that it does have W/D with it,...
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  67. withdrawing, grieving and hurting~ all too much to handle
    ... Hospice Counseling and AA meetings, along with the Effexor and Neurotrin for depression/ anxity. It is so hard...

  68. Are you addicted to Zopiclone?
    ... many medications, I have stopped taking all but 2, Effexor and Sercquel. I was seeing a urologist as I had a ... Anti-Inflammatory, zopiclone, Tylenol #3, serc, and Effexor , then I became agoraphobic and couldn’t leave my ... serc for vertigo. And all the while he Increased my Effexor , was still taking the Sercquel but he upped that dose ... , took the clorazapam away, which left me with effexor (300mg) sercquel(150mg) and the Amitriptyline (as needed ... So all in all the only things that I take now are Effexor , Sercquel, Amitriptyline, and cigarettes. I don...
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  69. No One Believes Ultracet Causes Heart Palpitations!!!
    ... the re-uptake of noradrenalin; the anti-depressant effexor inhibits the re-uptake of Serotonin and noradrenalin...
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  70. First time talking about this, would like to give and receive support.
    ... instead of try to support my condition. I am also on Effexor and Xanax. The Effexor doesn't do crap for my depression...
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  71. Two Months No Pills
    ... eat and eat and eat......oh..my point ......I'm on effexor xr now and haven't gained a pound.......actually lost...

  72. Question about pills
    ... Fosamax for osteoporosis, Topomax for seizures, Effexor for depression, Abilify, Wellbutrin, Provigil, and...
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  73. Ativan (Lorazepam)
    ... about the drug ativan(lorazepam). I've been taking effexor XR and I've also been prescribed lorazepam for use...
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  74. What is neurontin
    ... the withdrawl of pain pills. I am suppose to take Effexor with the Neurotrin but don't because of the weight ... gain my mother has had while she was/is on Effexor . Again, this is just my opinion and my experiences...

  75. Years after Ecstasy Use....
    ... when i consider how crappy i feel now!! I tried Effexor before, and it helped a little, but once my DR upped...


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