I have been on Effexor for almost 12 years. I asked my doctor about trying to come off. Boy was I in for a surprise. I have been reading all the people and their side effects. I thought I was loosing my mind, but now I know my symptoms are all the same. My question is will the natural B Bomplex and multivitamins help me? I was on 75mg and for 3 weeks I have been taking 37.5. The doctor said to do this for 4 weeks and then start reducing. Unless I get some other natural help with my head and concentration I will never make it through. Help
You can get off the Effexor. It's not easy, but it can be done.
I took 350Mgs a day of Effexor for over 4 years and I was able to wean off it.
Although I had simultaniously swapped the Effexor for another AD medication during the weaning process. That may have made it a bit easier for me, but I still felt like **** for several months.
So are you just stopping all AD meds or is this a swap from Effexor to another drug?
What happened to change your diagnosis of Depression? Does the doc think you just don't need meds anymore?
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