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Effexor

The web site you are on is The Road Back Program. The Road Back is a member of California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC).  We have been assisting people off psychoactive medication since 1999, and have helped well over 50,000 people off their drugs.

If you are planning to taper off Effexor XR or if you are currently trying to withdrawal off Effexor XR, you and your physician need to have a plan in place. Ideally, you have found The Road Back before reducing the Effexor XR the first time.

Effexor XR is only available as an extended release, therefore the reduction of this medication can only be accomplished with large reductions. The Road Back Program uses a different approach with extended release medications due to the larger reductions required with Effexor XR.

If you have been opening the capsule and trying to sort and count the balls to reduce the Effexor XR please take special note. The people that have tried this approach seem to do ok until the second or third reduction and thereafter have a very difficult time with withdrawal. Knowing which balls contain what is impossible. We strongly urge you to avoid this approach.

How to Stop Effexor Side Effects Quickly

We are going to mention a few select supplements that we have recommended for several years and one new supplement formula has had great results with extended release medications, such as Effexor XR.

Omega 3 Supreme TG With Enteric Coating - This should help with all head symptoms quickly. Take 2 softgel in the morning and 2 more at noon. 90 softgels per bottle. Stop the Brain Zaps

JNK Capsules - Should help with overall feeling, mood, the feeling of anxiety, some help with sleep, stress as well as body aches. 90 capsules per bottle.

Neuro Endure Mini - The author of How to Get Off Psychoactive Drugs Safely, Jim Harper, has formulated Neuro Endure Mini to specifically help with Effexor XR withdrawal. There are 120 tablets in a bottle. You would take 1 tablet 3 times a day 5 hours apart. This is the new supplement.

Body Calm Daytime Relief - If you have the feelings of anxiety during the daytime or panic attacks, Body Calm Daytime Relief is what you should use. Take 1 capsule every 2 to 4 hours. 120 capsules per bottle

Body Calm Supreme - This comes with or without melatonin. Choose the one you prefer but keep in mind the one with melatonin is stronger and the manufacture has added enough vitamin B1 to help with vivid dreams that can be associated with taking melatonin with some people. 120 capsules per bottle.

The supplements are available at Neuro Genetic Solutions. www.shop.neurogeneticsolutions.com  and Amazon.com  Click Here To order by phone, you can call Neuro Genetic Solutions at 1 818 334 4434 If you are in the United States or Canada many of the supplements are 50% off at the moment.

Nausea - Try drinking a couple of cups of ginger tea.

The Road Back Program agrees with the suggestions offered by the pharmaceutical Wyeth, for the discontinuance of Effexor XR.

However, if you have tried to taper off Effexor XR, you very well know a slow and successful taper is not always possible without withdrawal side effects and some of those side effects may be extreme.

Here is a recent e-mail we received from a person that is now Effexor free:

“Today is day 15 without any Effexor.  After 8 years I often found it hard to believe that I would ever reach this point.  I'm still having some ups and downs, mostly anxiety-wise, but we've had a lot of family and friend related events (3 deaths in 2 weeks) and a rush to get my mother-in-law into assisted living.  All in all, I think I held up pretty well.  A good friend pointed out to me today, that EVERYONE has ups and downs.  It's amazing to think that I might be reacting like a "normal person"!   

Sleeping, and especially falling asleep, is now a delight instead of a dread and my brain feels like it has a lot more room in it.

There are tasks around the house that have been avoided for years, that now I just stop and take care of, while I'm busy thinking of what I'm going to do next.  It's almost like I have a new toy, but I am trying not to push myself too much. A dream come true after 8 years on 75mg.  I've had no more vertigo since day 2.  That with the concurrent vomiting was pretty brutal, but looking back, it was only a couple of hours-seemed like forever.  Today I stopped the second round of JNK and dropped the afternoon dose of Omega 3 to two.

Every day I have had some dizziness off and on.  The Omega 3 seems to have really helped, and today for hours at a time I really forgot that there was anything bothering me!!!  The last couple of nights I have slept better than I can even remember.  I almost wish that I woke up a couple extra times just to enjoy how great it was going!!

At the start of this week I had decided to take everything easy and not push myself, but strangely enough, it almost seems that the busier I am, the better I feel.  This is so totally new to me!  Without the The Road Back program, the supplements for the taper and withdrawal, and your timely help I never would have felt this well and optimistic in only a week after my last Effexor. 

"I have been following your plan diligently since last December when tapering on my own without supplements I hit a wall.  I knew I would never get past that point without real help.  I'm kind of explaining this backwards, but in 2006 I had found The Road Back website when even then I knew that I needed to stop the antidepressant.  For several years we cut the dose following your guidelines and sometimes stayed at one level for as much as 6 months, feeling fine.  In November of 2009 my husband received a heart and kidney transplant and I could see that he was feeling better than I was, and we decided to get serious about the taper  The dose dropping was probably pretty appropriate, but without the supplements I couldn't continue.  I smile when I take the supplements.  It had been a loooong time since I had smiled at my Effexor.  I will let you know how I continue to recover.  Thank you is not enough to say. " N.G.

The Road Back program is a patent pending program developed to help eliminate Effexor XR side effects that often cause a person to not be able to taper off the Effexor XR.

The most common Effexor XR side effects reported to The Road Back are; nausea, anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, electrical "brain zaps" and aches and pains in the joints.

The "brain zaps" are usually the Effexor XR side effect that stops most people from being able to discontinue the Effexor XR.

The Road Back does offer a solution for all side effects caused by Effexor XR discontinuance.

The term used for reducing Effexor XR is called "taper." The Road Back uses the word taper, as well as a word we coined almost 15 years ago, pre-taper. The pre-taper is the time spent before reducing the medication.

Having your body set up correctly before tapering Effexor XR is vitally important and this is accomplished during the pre-taper.

Using our Effexor XR pre-taper a person should be at a point where they do not feel Effexor XR side effects or if they do, the side effects are extremely low and manageable.

This allows the patient and physician to know The Road Back Program is going to work for the patient and have the patient feel good before a reduction is ever started. All that is left to accomplish is to reduce or taper the Effexor XR in a structured manner.

The Road Back also offers advice to the prescribing physician how often to reduce the medication.

To read all of the steps to eliminate Effexor side effects, click the link found at the top of this page, How to Start.

The manufacturer of Effexor XR offers some discontinuance advice to the prescribing physician. Click here to read.

If you have already started to reduce Effexor XR or happened to quit cold turkey

Start with chapter 10 located in the book for Time Release Antidepressants tapering. Follow the instructions closely and make sure you let your physician know what you have done and wish to do at this time.

You can make it back!

"I just wanted to thank everybody at The Road Back for helping me getting off Effexor! Your program has helped me immensely. I followed the tapering program to a "T" (except for the fish oil, I used flaxseed oil tablets for ethical reasons.)

It has almost been a year since my last dose of Effexor. I had been on it for 7 years and thought that I would be on it for life.

Your program gave me the freedom I needed to realize I didn't have to be chained to an anti-depressant for the rest of my life. This accomplishment in my life has led to an offset of other healthy changes in my life.

I have lost nearly 45 pounds! I tried dieting and exercising while on Effexor and could never lose more than 10 - 15 pounds. As soon as I got off the Effexor the pounds just melted away! I don't crave the same things I used to. I just feel more in control of my life and what I put into my body. I even gave up coffee after 10 years of having it every morning! I am totally chemical free and feel so free! I eat a totally plant based diet, trying to eat as much raw fruits and veggies as possible.

I feel more in touch with nature now that my body composition is mainly comprised of natural substances. I just feel like a new woman! And it all started by giving up Effexor. Thank you so much for all your hard work in research and support. You guys are changing the world!

With much gratitude." Renee in Ohio

Effexor side effects

Body

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Dry Mouth - The usual amount to moisture in the mouth is noticeably less.

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Sweating Increased - A large quantity of perspiration that is medically caused.

Cardiovascular (Involving the heart and the blood vessels)

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Palpitation - Unusual and not normal heartbeat that is sometimes irregular, but rapid and forceful thumping or fluttering.  It can be brought on by shock, excitement, exertion, or medical stimulants.  A person is normally unaware of his/her heartbeat.

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Hypertension - is high blood pressure, which is a symptom of disease in the blood vessels leading away from the heart.  Hypertension is known as the “silent killer”.  The symptoms are usually not obvious; however, it can lead to damage to the heart, brain, kidneys and eyes, and even to stroke and kidney failure. Treatment includes dietary and lifestyle changes.

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Bradycardia - The heart rate is slowed from 72 beats per minute, which is normal, to below 60 beats per minute in an adult.

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Tachycardia - The heart rate is speeded up to above 100 beats per minute in an adult.  Normal adult heart rate is 72 beats per minute.

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ECG Abnormal - A test called an electrocardiogram (ECG) that records the activity of the heart.  It measures heartbeats as well as the position and size of the heart’s four chambers.  It also measures if there is damage to the heart and the effects of drugs or mechanical devices like a pacemaker on the heart.  When the test is abnormal this means that one or more of the following are present: heart disease, defects, beating too fast or too slow, disease of the blood vessels leading from the heart or of the heart valves, and/or a past or about to occur heart attack. 

Flushing - The skin turning red.

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Varicose Vein - Unusually swollen veins near the surface of the skin that sometimes appear twisted and knotted, but always enlarged.  They are called hemorrhoids when they appear around the rectum.  The cause is attributed to hereditary weakness in the veins aggravated by obesity, pregnancy, pressure from standing, aging, etc.  Severe cases may develop swelling in the legs, ankles and feet, eczema and/or ulcers in the affected areas.

Gastrointestinal (Involving the stomach and the intestines)

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Abdominal Cramp/Pain
- Sudden, severe, uncontrollable and painful shortening and thickening of the muscles in the belly.  The belly includes the stomach as well as the intestines, liver, kidneys, pancreas, spleen, gall bladder, and urinary bladder.

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Belching
- Noisy release of gas from the stomach through the mouth; a burp.

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Bloating
- Swelling of the belly caused by excessive intestinal gas.

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Constipation
- Difficulty in having a bowel movement where the material in the bowels is hard due to a lack of exercise, fluid intake, and roughage in the diet, or due to certain drugs.

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Diarrhea
- Unusually frequent and excessive, runny bowel movements that may result in severe dehydration and shock. 

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Dyspepsia
- Indigestion.  This is the discomfort you experience after eating.  It can be heartburn, gas, nausea, a bellyache or bloating.

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Flatulence
- More gas than normal in the digestive organs.

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Gagging
- Involuntary choking and/or involuntary throwing up.

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Gastritis
- A severe irritation of the mucus lining of the stomach either short in duration or lasting for a long period of time.

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Gastroenteritis
- A condition where the membranes of the stomach and intestines are irritated.

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Gastroesophageal Reflux
- A continuous state where stomach juices flow back into the throat causing acid indigestion and heartburn and possibly injury to the throat.

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Heartburn
- A burning pain in the area of the breastbone caused by stomach juices flowing back up into the throat.

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Hemorrhoids
- Small rounded purplish swollen veins that either bleed, itch or are painful and appear around the anus.

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Increased Stool frequency - Diarrhea.  

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Indigestion
- Unable to properly consume and absorb food in the digestive tract causing constipation, nausea, stomach ache, gas, swollen belly, pain and general discomfort or sickness.

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Nausea
- Stomach irritation with a queasy sensation similar to motion sickness and a feeling that one is going to vomit.

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Polyposis Gastric
- Tumors that grow on stems in the lining of the stomach, which usually become cancerous.

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Swallowing Difficulty
- A feeling that food is stuck in the throat or upper chest area and won’t go down, making it difficult to swallow.

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Toothache
- Pain in a tooth above and below the gum line.

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Vomiting
- Involuntarily throwing up the contents of the stomach and usually getting a nauseated, sick feeling just prior to doing so.

General

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Allergy - The extreme sensitivity of body tissues triggered by substances in the air, drugs, or foods causing a reaction like sneezing, itching, asthma, hay fever, skin rashes, nausea and/or vomiting.

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Anaphylaxis - A violent, sudden, and severe drop in blood pressure caused by a re-exposure to a foreign protein or a second dosage of a drug that may be fatal unless emergency treatment is given right away.

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Asthenia - A physically weak condition.

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Chest Pains - Severe discomfort in the chest caused by not enough oxygen going to the heart because of narrowing of the blood vessels or spasms.

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Chills - Appearing pale while cold and shivering; sometimes with a fever.

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Edema of Extremities - Abnormal swelling of the body’s tissue caused by the collection of fluid.

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Fall - To suddenly lose your normal standing upright position.

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Fatigue - Loss of normal strength so as to not be able to do the usual physical and mental activities. 

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Fever - Abnormally high body temperature, the normal being 98 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 degrees Centigrade in humans, which is a symptom of disease or disorder in the body.  The body is affected by feeling hot, chilled, sweaty, weak and exhausted.  If the fever goes too high, death can result.

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Hot Flashes - Brief, abnormal enlargement of the blood vessels that causes a sudden heat sensation over the entire body.  Women in menopause will sometimes experience this.

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Influenza-like Symptoms - Demonstrating irritation of the respiratory tract (organs of breathing) such as a cold, sudden fever, aches and pains, as well as feeling weak and seeking bed rest, which is similar to having the flu.

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Leg Pain - A hurtful sensation in the legs that is caused by excessive stimulation of the nerve endings in the legs and results in extreme discomfort.

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Malaise - The somewhat unclear feeling of discomfort you get when you start to feel sick.

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Pain in Limb - Sudden, sharp and uncontrolled leg discomfort.

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Syncope - A short period of light headedness or unconsciousness (black-out) also know as fainting caused by lack of oxygen to the brain because of an interruption in blood flowing to the brain.

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Tightness of Chest - Mild or sharp discomfort, tightness or pressure in the chest area (anywhere between the throat and belly).  The causes can be mild or seriously life-threatening because they include the heart, lungs and surrounding muscles.

Hemic and Lymphatic Disorders (Involving the blood and the clear fluids in the tissues that contain white blood cells)

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Bruise - Damage to the skin resulting in a purple-green-yellow skin coloration that’s caused by breaking the blood vessels in the area without breaking the surface of the skin.

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Anemia - A condition where the blood is no longer carrying enough oxygen, so the person looks pale and easily gets dizzy, weak and tired.  More severely, a person can end up with an abnormal heart, as well as breathing and digestive difficulties.  The causes of anemia are not enough protein in the red blood cells, or missing and chemically destroyed red blood cells, as well as diseased or destroyed bone marrow.

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Nosebleed - Blood lost from the part of the face that has the organs of smell and is where the body takes in oxygen.

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Hematoma - Broken blood vessels that cause a swelling in an area on the body.

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Lymphadenopathy Cervical - The lymph nodes in the neck, which are part of the body’s immune system get swollen and enlarge by reacting to the presence of a drug.  The swelling is the result of the white blood cells multiplying in order to fight the invasion of the drug.

Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders (Energy and health)

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Arthralgia - Sudden sharp nerve pain in one or more joints.

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Arthropathy - Having joint disease or abnormal joints.

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Arthritis - Painfully inflamed and swollen joints.  The reddened and swollen condition is brought on by a serious injury or shock to the body either from physical or emotional causes.

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Back Discomfort
- Severe physical distress in the area from the neck to the pelvis along the backbone.

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Bilirubin Increased
- Bilirubin is a waste product of the breakdown of old blood cells.  Bilirubin is sent to the liver to be made water-soluble so it can be eliminated from the body through emptying the bladder.  A drug can interfere with or damage this normal liver function creating liver disease.

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Decreased Weight
- Uncontrolled and measured loss of heaviness or weight.

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Gout
- A severe arthritis condition that is caused by the dumping of a waste product called uric acid in the tissues and joints.  It can become worse and cause the body to develop a deformity after going through stages of pain, inflammation, severe tenderness, and stiffness.

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Hepatic Enzymes Increased
- An increase in the amount of paired liver proteins that regulate liver processes causing a condition where the liver functions abnormally.

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Hypercholesterolemia
- Too much cholesterol in the blood cells.

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Hyperglycemia
- An unhealthy amount of sugar in the blood.

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Increased Weight
- A concentration and storage of fat in the body accumulating over a period of time caused by unhealthy eating patterns, that can predispose the body to many disorders and diseases.

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Jaw Pain
- The pain due to irritation and swelling of the nerves associated with the mouth area where it opens and closes just in front of the ear.  Some of the symptoms are pain when chewing, head aches, losing your balance, stuffy ears or ringing in the ears, and teeth grinding.

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Jaw Stiffness
- The result of squeezing and grinding the teeth while asleep that can cause your teeth to deteriorate as well as the muscles and joints of the jaw.

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Joint Stiffness
- A loss of free motion and easy flexibility where any two bones come together.

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Muscle Cramp
- When muscles contract uncontrollably without warning and do not relax.  The muscles of any of the body’s organs can cramp.

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Muscle Stiffness
- Tightening of muscles making it difficult to bend.

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Muscle Weakness
- Loss of physical strength.

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Myalgia
- A general widespread pain and tenderness of the muscles.

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Thirst
- A strong, unnatural craving for moisture/water in the mouth and throat. 

Nervous System
(Sensory channels)

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- A pinched nerve in the wrist that causes pain, tingling, and numbing.

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Coordination Abnormal
- A lack of normal, harmonious interaction of the parts of the body when it is in motion.

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Dizziness
- Losing one’s balance while feeling unsteady and lightheaded which may lead to fainting.

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Disequilibrium
- Lack of mental and emotional balance.

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Faintness
- A temporary condition where one is likely to go unconscious and fall.

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Headache
- A sharp or dull persistent pain in the head

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Hyperreflexia
- A not normal and involuntary increased response in the tissues connecting the bones to the muscles.

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Light-headed Feeling
– Uncontrolled and usually brief loss of consciousness caused by lack of oxygen to the brain.

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Migraine
- Reoccurring severe head pain usually with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, flashes or spots before the eyes, and ringing in the ears
.

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Muscle Contractions Involuntary
- Spontaneous and uncontrollable tightening reaction of the muscles caused by electrical impulses from the nervous system.

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Muscular Tone Increased - Uncontrolled and exaggeration of muscle tension.  Muscles are normally partially tensed and this is what gives us muscle tone. 

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Paresthesia
- Burning, prickly, itchy, or tingling skin with no obvious or understood physical cause.

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Restless Legs
- A need to move the legs without any apparent reason.  Sometimes there is pain, twitching, jerking, cramping, burning, or a creepy-crawly sensation associated with the movements.  It worsens when a person is inactive and can interrupt one’s sleep so one feels the need to move to gain some relief.

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Shaking
- Uncontrolled quivering and trembling as if one is cold and chilled.

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Sluggishness
- Lack of alertness and energy, as well as being slow to respond or perform in life.

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Tics
- A contraction of a muscle causing a repeated movement not under the control of the person usually on the face or limbs.

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Tremor
- A nervous and involuntary vibrating or quivering of the body.

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Twitching
- Sharp, jerky and spastic motion sometimes with a sharp sudden pain.

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Vertigo
- A sensation of dizziness with disorientation and confusion.

Psychiatric Disorders (Mental and emotional)

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Aggravated Nervousness
- A progressively worsening, irritated and troubled st
ate of mind.

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Agitation
- Suddenly violent and forceful, emotionally disturbed state of mind.

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Amnesia
- Long term or short term, partial or full memory loss created by emotional or physical shock, severe illness, or a blow to the head where the person was caused pain and became unconsciousness.

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Anxiety Attack
- Sudden and intense feelings of fear, terror, and dread physically creating shortness of breath, sweating, trembling and heart palpitations.

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Apathy
- Complete lack of concern or interest for things that ordinarily would be regarded as important or would normally cause concern.

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Appetite Decreased
- Having a lack of appetite despite the ordinary caloric demands of living with a resulting unintentional loss of weight.

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Appetite Increased
- An unusual hunger causing one to overeat.

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Auditory Hallucination
- Hearing things without the voices or noises being present.

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Bruxism
- Grinding and clenching of teeth while sleeping.

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Carbohydrate Craving
- A drive and craving to eat foods rich in sugar and starches (sweets, snacks and junk foods) that intensifies as the diet becomes more and more unbalanced due to the unbalancing of the proper nutritional requirements of the body.

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Concentration Impaired
- Unable to easily focus your attention for long periods of time.

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Confusion
- Not able to think clearly and understand in order to make a logical decision.

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Crying Abnormal
- Unusual and not normal fits of weeping for short or long periods of time for no apparent reason.

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Depersonalization
- A condition where one has lost a normal sense of personal identity.

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Depression
- A hopeless feeling of failure, loss and sadness that can deteriorate into thoughts of death.

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Disorientation
- A loss of sense of direction, place, time or surroundings as well as mental confusion on personal identity.

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Dreaming Abnormal
- Dreaming that leaves a very clear, detailed picture and impression when awake that can last for a long period of time and sometimes be unpleasant.

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Emotional Lability
- Suddenly breaking out in laughter or crying or doing both without being able to control the outburst of emotion.  These episodes are unstable as they are caused by things that normally would not have this effect on an individual.

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Excitability
- Uncontrollably responding to stimuli.

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Feeling Unreal
- The awareness that one has an undesirable emotion like fear but can’t seem to shake off the irrational feeling.  For example, feeling like one is going crazy but rationally knowing that it is not true.  The quality of this side effect resembles being in a bad dream and not being able to wake up.

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Forgetfulness
- Unable to remember what one ordinarily would remember.

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Insomnia
- Sleeplessness caused by physical stress, mental stress or stimulants such as coffee or medications; it is a condition of being abnormally awake when one would ordinarily be able to fall and remain asleep.

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Irritability
- Abnormally annoyed in response to a stimulus.

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Jitteriness
- Nervous fidgeting without an apparent cause.

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Lethargy
- Mental and physical sluggishness and apathy that can deteriorate into an unconscious state resembling deep sleep.  A numbed state of mind.

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Libido Decreased
- An abnormal loss of sexual energy or desire.

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Panic Reaction
- A sudden, overpowering, chaotic and confused mental state of terror resulting in being doubt ridden often accompanied with hyperventilation, and extreme anxiety.

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Restlessness Aggravated
- A constantly worsening troubled state of mind characterized by the person being increasingly nervous, unable to relax, and easily angered.

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Somnolence
- Feeling sleepy all the time or having a condition of semi-consciousness.

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Suicide Attempt
- An unsuccessful deliberate attack on one’s own life with the intention of ending it.

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Suicidal Tendency
- Most likely will attempt to kill oneself.

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Tremulousness Nervous
- Very jumpy, shaky, and uneasy while feeling fearful and timid.  The condition is characterized by thoughts of dreading the future, involuntary quivering, trembling, and feeling distressed and suddenly upset.

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Yawning
- involuntary opening of the mouth with deep inhalation of air.

Reproductive Disorder Female

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Breast Neoplasm - A tumor or cancer, of either of the two milk-secreting organs on the chest of a woman. 

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Menorrhagia - Abnormally heavy menstrual period or a menstrual flow that has continued for an unusually long period of time.

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Menstrual Cramps - Painful, involuntary uterus contractions that women experience around the time of their menstrual period, sometimes causing pain in the lower back and thighs.

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Menstrual Disorder - A disturbance or derangement in the normal function of a woman’s menstrual period.

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Pelvic Inflammation - The reaction of the body to infectious, allergic, or chemical irritation, which in turn causes tissue irritation, injury, or bacterial infection characterized by pain, redness, swelling, and sometimes loss of function. The reaction usually begins in the uterus and spreads to the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and other areas in the hipbone region of the body.

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Premenstrual Syndrome - Various physical and mental symptoms commonly experienced by women of childbearing age usually 2 to 7 days before the start of their monthly period.  There are over 150 symptoms including eating binges, behavioral changes, moodiness, irritability, fatigue, fluid retention, breast tenderness, headaches, bloating, anxiety, and depression.  The symptoms cease shortly after the period begins, and disappear with menopause.

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Spotting Between Menses - Abnormal bleeding between periods.  Unusual spotting between menstrual cycles.

RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (Organs involved in breathing)

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Asthma - A disease of the breathing system initiated by and allergic reaction or a chemical with repeated attacks of coughing, sticky mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, and a tight feeling in the chest.  The disease can reach a state where it stops a person from exhaling, leading to unconsciousness and death.

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Breath Shortness - Unnatural breathing using a lot off effort resulting in not enough air taken in by the body.

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Bronchitis - Inflammation of the two main breathing tubes leading from the windpipe to the lungs.  The disease is marked with coughing, a low-grade fever, chest pains, and hoarseness, caused by an allergic reaction.

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Coughing - A cough is the response to an irritation, such as mucus, that causes the muscles controlling the breathing process to expel air from the lungs suddenly and noisily to keep the air passages free from the irritating material.

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Laryngitis - Inflammation of the voice box characterized by hoarseness, sore throat, and coughing.  It can be caused by straining the voice or exposure to infectious, allergic or chemical irritation.

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Nasal Congestion - The presence of an abnormal amount of fluid in the nose.

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Pneumonia Tracheitis - Bacterial infection of the air passageways and lungs that causes redness, swelling and pain in the windpipe.  Other symptoms are high fever, chills, pain in the chest, difficulty in breathing, and coughing with mucus discharge.

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Rhinitis - Chemical irritation causing pain, redness and swelling in the mucus membranes of the nose.

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Sinus Congestion - The mucus-lined areas of the bones in the face that are thought to help warm and moisten air to the nose.  These areas become clogged with excess fluid or infected.

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Sinus Headache - The abnormal amount of fluid in the hollows of the face bone area especially around the nose.  This excess fluid creates pressure, causing pain in the head.

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Sinusitis - The body reacting to chemical irritation causing redness, swelling and pain in the area of the hollows in the facial bones especially around the nose.

SKELETAL

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Neck/Shoulder Pain -
Hurtful sensations of the nerve endings caused by damage to the tissues in the neck and shoulder signaling danger of disease.


SKIN and APPENDAGES DISORDERS (Skin, legs and arms)

Effexor side effects
Acne - Eruptions of the oils glands of the skin, especially on the face, marked by pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, bumps, and more severely, by cysts and scarring.

Effexor side effects
Alopecia -
The loss of hair or baldness.

Effexor side effects
Eczema - A severe or continuing skin disease marked by redness, crusting and scaling with watery blisters and itching.  It is often difficult to treat and will sometimes go away only to reappear again.

Effexor side effects
Dermatitis - Generally irritated skin that can be caused by any of a number of irritating things such as parasites, fungus, bacteria, or foreign substances causing an allergic reaction.  It is a general inflammation of the skin.

Effexor side effects
Dry Lips - The lack of normal moisture in the fleshy folds that surround the mouth.

Effexor side effects
Dry Skin
- The lack of normal moisture/oils in the surface layer of the body.  The skin is the body’s largest organ. 

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Folliculitis
- Inflammation of a follicle (small body sac) especially a hair follicle.  A hair follicle contains the root of a hair.

Effexor side effects
Furunculosis
- Skin boils that show up repeatedly.

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Lipoma
- A tumor of mostly fat cells that is not health endangering.

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Pruritus
- Extreme itching of often-undamaged skin.

Effexor side effects
Rash
- A skin eruption or discoloration that may or may not be itching, tingling, burning, or painful.  It may be caused by an allergy, a skin irritation, a skin disease. 

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Skin Nodule
- A bulge, knob, swelling or outgrowth in the skin that is a mass of tissue or cells.

SPECIAL SENSES

Effexor side effects
Conjunctivitis
- Infection of the membrane that covers the eyeball and lines the eyelid, caused by a virus, allergic reaction, or an irritating chemical.  It is characterized by redness, a discharge of fluid and itching.

Effexor side effects
Dry Eyes
- Not enough moisture in the eyes.

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Earache
- Pain in the ear.        

Effexor side effects
Eye Infection
- The invasion of the eye tissue by a bacteria, virus, fungus, etc, causing damage to the tissue, with toxicity.  Infection spreading in the body progresses into disease.

Effexor side effects
Eye Irritation
- An inflammation of the eye. 

Effexor side effects
Metallic Taste
- A range of taste impairment from distorted taste to a complete loss of taste.

Effexor side effects
Pupils Dilated
- Abnormal expansion of the circular opening in the center of the eye.

Effexor side effects
Taste alteration
- Abnormal flavor detection in food.

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Tinnitus
- A buzzing, ringing, or whistling sound in one or both ears occurring from the internal use of certain drugs.

Effexor side effects
Vision Abnormal
- Normal images are seen differently by the viewer.

Effexor side effects
Vision Blurred
- Eyesight is dim or indistinct and hazy in outline or appearance.

Effexor side effects
Visual Disturbance
- Eyesight is interfered with or interrupted.  Some disturbances are light sensitivity and the inability to easily distinguish colors.

URINARY SYSTEM DISORDER

Effexor side effects
Blood in Urine - Blood is present when one empties liquid waste product of the kidneys through the bladder by urinating in the toilet turning the water pink to bright red.  Or you could see spots of blood in the water after urinating. 

Effexor side effects
Dysuria - Difficult or painful urination.

Effexor side effects
Kidney Stone - Small hard masses of salt deposits that the kidney forms.

Effexor side effects
Urinary Frequency - Having to urinate more often than usual or between unusually short time periods.

Effexor side effects
Urinary Tract Infection - An invasion of bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc., of the system in the body that starts with the kidneys and eliminates urine from the body.  If the invasion goes unchecked it can injure tissue and progress into disease.

Effexor side effects
Urinary Urgency - A sudden compelling urge to urinate, accompanied by discomfort in the bladder.

UROGENITAL (Urinary tract and genital structures or functions)

Effexor side effects
Anorgasmia - Failure to experience an orgasm.

Effexor side effects
Ejaculation Disorder - Dysfunction of the discharge of semen during orgasm.

Effexor side effects
Menstrual Disorder - Dysfunction of the discharge during the monthly menstrual cycle.

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Acute Renal Failure
- The kidneys stop functioning properly to excrete wastes.

Angioedema - Intensely itching and swelling welts on the skin called hives caused by an allergic reaction to internal or external agents.  The reaction is common to a food or a drug. Chronic cases can last for a long period of time.

Effexor side effects
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis - An abnormal condition where a large portion of skin becomes intensely red and peels off like a second-degree burn.  Often the symptoms include blistering.

Effexor side effects
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage - Stomach and intestinal excessive internal bleeding.

Effexor side effects
Grand Mal Seizures (or Convulsions)
- A r
ecurring sudden violent and involuntary attack of muscle spasms with a loss of consciousness.

Effexor side effects
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
- A life threatening, rare reaction to an anti-psychotic drug marked by fever, muscular rigidity, changed mental status, and dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system.

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Pancreatitis
- Chemical irritation with redness, swelling, and pain in the pancreas where digestive enzymes and hormones are secreted. 

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QT Prolongation
- A very fast heart rhythm disturbance that is too fast for the heart to beat effectively so the blood to the brain falls causing a sudden loss of consciousness and may cause sudden cardiac death.

Effexor side effects
Rhabdomyolysis
- The breakdown of muscle fibers that releases the fibers into the circulatory system.  Some of the fibers are poisonous to the kidney and frequently result in kidney damage.

Effexor side effects
Serotonin Syndrome
- A disorder brought on by excessive levels of serotonin caused by drugs and can be fatal, as death from this side effect can come very rapidly.

Effexor side effects
Thrombocytopenia
- An abnormal decrease in the number of blood platelets in the circulatory system. A decrease in platelets would cause a decrease in the ability of the blood to clot when necessary.

Effexor side effects
Torsades de Pointes - Unusual rapid heart rhythm starting in the lower heart chambers.  If the short bursts of rapid heart rhythm continue for a prolonged period it can degenerate into a more rapid rhythm and can be fatal.

Effexor Withdrawal

Effexor withdrawal - Anorexia – No longer having a desire to eat.

Effexor withdrawal - Apothous Stomatitis – Painful red and swollen open sores on a mucus membrane of the mouth commonly called a canker sore.

Effexor withdrawal - Ataxia – Loss of the ability to move the body with coordination.

Effexor withdrawal - Arterial Fibrillation – A condition of abnormal twitching of the muscles in the blood vessels that moves the oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body.  The unusual twitching is rapid and irregular and replaces the normal rhythm of contraction of the muscle, which sometimes causes a lack of circulation and pulse.

Effexor withdrawal - Blood Cholesterol Increased – An abnormal condition where there is a greater amount in the blood of the oily/fatty substances known as cholesterol.   Cholesterol is a necessary part of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates).  Because cholesterol only slightly dissolves in water, it can build up on the walls of the blood vessels, therefore blocking/decreasing the amount of blood flow, which causes blood pressure to go up.  If not corrected, this condition is associated with coronary artery disease.

Effexor withdrawal - Blood Creatinine Increased – A greater than normal number of creatinine or muscular chemical waste molecules in the blood.  Creatinine plays a major role in energy production in muscles.  Since creatinine levels are normally maintained by the kidneys, Blood Creatinine Increased is an indicator of kidney malfunction or failure.

Effexor withdrawal - Blood in Stool – The blood that is in your bowel movement usually comes from any place along your digestive tract (from your mouth to your anus).  The stool can appear black and foul-smelling (usually from the upper part of your digestive tract) or red or maroon-colored (usually from the large intestine area).  Hemorrhoids are the usual cause for blood in the bowels.

Effexor withdrawal - Bundle Branch Block Right – These are specialized cells in the upper right heart chamber and are the heart’s pacemaker.  They send electrical signals to the heart that keeps it beating or contracting regularly.  Normally the signal goes to the lower heart chambers at the same time through the bundle of His (hiss) on both the left and right sides of the heart, so the lower chambers contract at the same time.  When the bundle is damaged on the right side, the signal does not fire at the same time as the left, which changes the pace of blood flow.  This can lead to a person fainting.

Effexor withdrawal - Cardiac Failure – A heart disorder where the heart does not function as usual and may completely stop working.

Effexor withdrawal - Cardiac Failure Congestive – The body is asking for the heart to supply more blood than it is capable of producing and maintaining.  Normally, a body can tolerate an increased amount of work for quite some time.  The condition is characterized by weakness, shortness of breath, and a fluid build-up in the body tissues causing swelling.

Effexor withdrawal - Cold Sweat – The skin is clammy and moist and you feel chilled.  This is a reaction to a shock or pain as well as to fear and nervousness.

Effexor withdrawal - Colitis – A condition where the large intestine becomes irritated from the use of the drug.

Effexor withdrawal - Coronary Artery Disease – A condition where the blood vessels that mainly carry the blood away from the heart become clogged up or narrowed usually by fatty deposits.  The first symptom is pain spreading from the upper left body caused by not enough oxygen reaching the heart.

Effexor withdrawal - Dehydration – An extreme loss of water from the body or the organs of the body as in sickness or not drinking enough fluids.

Effexor withdrawal - Diplopia – The condition where a person is looking at one object and instead of normally seeing just the one object he sees two.  This is also call double vision.

Effexor withdrawal - Diverticulitis – There are pouches or sacs on the inside of the intestines that look like fingers.  This increases the area for the body to absorb nutrients as they pass through the intestines.  These sacs become irritated and swollen and end up trapping waste that would normally be eliminated, causing pain and constipation.

Effexor withdrawal - Dysarthria – The inability to control the mouth muscles when forming words so the words are not clearly spoken and heard.

Effexor withdrawal - Dyslipidemia – The normal fat metabolism in the blood is interfered with.

Effexor withdrawal - Dysphagia – Trouble swallowing or the inability to swallow.

Effexor withdrawal - Ecchymosis – When a blood vessel breaks and creates a purple discoloration of the skin.

Effexor withdrawal - Edema – An abnormal build up of excess fluids in the cells, tissues, and the spaces between the tissues creating swelling.

Effexor withdrawal - Edema Peripheral – The abnormal build up of fluids in the tissues of the ankles and legs causing painless swelling in the legs, ankles, and feet.  If you squeeze the swollen area it leaves an indentation on the skin for a few minutes.

Effexor withdrawal - Ejaculation Delayed – The man is not able to release sperm either during sexual intercourse or with manual stimulation in the presence of his sexual partner in spite of his wish to do so.

Effexor withdrawal - Ejaculation Dysfunction – A condition where the man has one or more of the following symptoms:  He is not able to have an erection, not able to have an orgasm, has a decreased interest in sex, is sexually inhibited, or it is painful to ejaculate sperm.

Effexor withdrawal - Erectile Dysfunction – Incapable of having sexual intercourse.  Even though a man desires sex he is inhibited in his sexual activity and is unable to have or maintain an erection of the penis.

Effexor withdrawal - Erythema – a skin redness caused by the swelling with blood of the tiny blood vessels of the skin as in burns.

Effexor withdrawal - Erythematous Rash – Redness of the skin from the swelling of the tiny blood vessels with skin irritation (itching, burning, tingling, pain) and breakouts (eruptions).

Effexor withdrawal - Esophageal Stenosis Acquired – The tube that moves food from the mouth to the stomach narrows.

Effexor withdrawal - Exfoliative Dermatitis – The unusual and not normal condition of scaling and shedding of the skin cells.  The skin is usually red colored.

Effexor withdrawal - Face Edema – The tissues of the face become swollen.

Effexor withdrawal - Feeling Jittery – A physical sensation of nervous unease.

Effexor withdrawal - Gastric Irritation – An inflamed and sore stomach.

Effexor withdrawal - Gastric Ulcer – An open, irritated, and infected sore in the wall of the stomach.

Effexor withdrawal - Gingivitis – Sore, swollen and red gums in the mouth that bleed easily.

Effexor withdrawal - Glaucoma – The delicate nerve to the eye, the optic nerve, becomes easily damaged with the build-up of excess fluid pressure within the eyeball.  The first sign of glaucoma is loss of peripheral (side) vision.  It can progress to total blindness.

Effexor withdrawal - Hepatic Steatosis – Excessive amounts of fat in the liver.

Effexor withdrawal - Hyperhidrosis – The triggering of an excess of sweat being produced on the soles of the feet, the palms, or the underarms which can cause embarrassment or losing grip on a pen or other items.

Effexor withdrawal - Hyperkeratosis – An abnormal enlargement of the skin tissues causing the skin cells to increase in size.

Effexor withdrawal - Hyperlipidemia – An abnormally high number of fat cells in the blood.

Effexor withdrawal - Hypertriglyceridemia – Too many triglycerides in the blood. 

Triglycerides are three fatty acids bound together in one molecule stored by the body and available to create high levels of energy when used. 

Effexor withdrawal - Hypoesthesia – A partial loss of sensation or general loss of awareness.

Effexor withdrawal - Impaired Gastric Emptying – The contents of the stomach are not passed into the intestines as normal due to the stomach losing the muscular strength to do so.

Effexor withdrawal - Increased White Blood cell Count – This is an increase in the number of cells in the blood that are responsible for the removal of bacteria and other unwanted particles.  They fight disease and infection by enclosing foreign particles and removing them.  An example of a disease that would increase white blood cell count would be Leukemia.

Effexor withdrawal - Insomnia – Not able to fall asleep or sleeping for a shorter time than desired, thus not being able to properly rest and feeling un-refreshed.  As a result, a person can become irritable, have difficulty concentrating and feel a lack of energy.  This can be caused by stimulants such as by caffeine or drugs or by mental anxiety and stress.  Mental stress can be communicated and relieved.

Effexor withdrawal - Irritable Bowel Syndrome – A painful condition where either the muscles or the nerves of the lower intestines, are not responding normally.  This results in an alternating condition of diarrhea followed by constipation, back and forth.

Effexor withdrawal - Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca – A condition where the outer coating of the eyeball is dry because of a decrease in the normal amount of tears in the eye.  As a result, the eyeball and inside of the eyelid thickens and hardens sometimes causing the vision to be less sharp.

Effexor withdrawal - Leukopenia – An unnaturally low number of white blood cells circulating in the blood.

Effexor withdrawal - Loose Stools – The bowel movement is runny instead of formed.

Effexor withdrawal - Lower Abdominal Pain – A hurtful irritation of the nerve endings in the area of the hipbones housing the lower digestive tract.  Pain usually means tissue damage.

Effexor withdrawal - Lymphadenopathy – The lymph nodes, where the immune cells are located, become larger than is normal because of a high concentration of white blood cells.

Effexor withdrawal - Macular Degeneration – The gradual loss of central vision, which is the sharpest vision while peripheral eyesight, is unaffected.

Effexor withdrawal - Maculopathy – An abnormal condition of the yellow spot of the eye, which is located in the center of the inner lining of the eyeball and connected to the main nerve to the eye and is responsible for sharp vision.

Effexor withdrawal - Mania – Unusually irrational, excessive and/or exaggerated behavior or moods ranging from enthusiasm, sexuality, gaiety, impulsiveness and irritability to violence.

Effexor withdrawal - Melena – Abnormally darkly colored stools as a result of hemorrhaging in the digestive tract where the blood has interacted with the digestive juices creating the dark color in the bowel movement.

Effexor withdrawal - Micturition Urgency – A sudden desire to urinate usually followed by leakage.

Effexor withdrawal - Mood Swings – An emotional shifting as from a state of happiness to a state of depression for a period of time.

Effexor withdrawal - Myocardial Infarction – The blood going to the heart is delayed or stopped causing middle muscle tissue in the heart wall to die.

Effexor withdrawal - Nasopharyngitis – Irritation, redness and swelling tissues in the nose and the tube leading from the mouth to the voice box as well as the tubes leading to the ears.

Effexor withdrawal - Nephropathy – An abnormally functioning or diseased kidney.

Effexor withdrawal - Nervousness – Jumpy, jittery, anxious, and troubled with an irritable temperament.

Effexor withdrawal - Night Sweats – The water-salt, waste product the skin releases is called sweat or perspiration.   With night sweats you become wide awake in the middle of the night shivering and cold and wet with your sheets/pajamas soaked in perspiration making it difficult to go back to sleep.

Effexor withdrawal - Nightmare – Dreams that make you afraid or leave feelings of fear, terror, and upset long after waking up.

Effexor withdrawal - Orgasm Abnormal – Unable to have an orgasm with normal sexual stimulation.

Effexor withdrawal - Oropharyngeal Swelling – A swelling in the area from the soft part of the roof of the mouth to the back of the mouth.

Effexor withdrawal - Pain in Extremity – A painful feeling in the legs, arms, hands, and feet.

Effexor withdrawal - Pharyngolaryngeal Pain – Pain in the area of the respiratory tract (organs of breathing) from the throat to the voice box and above the windpipe.

Effexor withdrawal - Photopsia – A condition where a person see lights, sparks or colors in front of your eyes.

Effexor withdrawal - Photosensitivity Reaction – An exaggerated sunburn reaction that is not normal in proportion to the amount of exposure to the light.

Effexor withdrawal - Pollakiuria – Urinating much more frequently than normal – as often as once every five to fifteen minutes.

Effexor withdrawal - Pressure of Speech – A condition where the individual cannot voice his ideas fast enough with the pressure of there being not enough time to say it.

Effexor withdrawal - Pruritic Rash – Extremely itchy, red, swollen bumps on the skin.

Effexor withdrawal - Pyrexia – Fever or the increase in body temperature that is usually a sign of infection.

Effexor withdrawal - Retinal Detachment – The thin layer lining the back of the eyeball (the retina) detaches from the back of the eyeball.  This thin layer is like the film of a camera because it sends the images a person views to the brain.  When it detaches it causes a reduced ability to see.

Effexor withdrawal - Rigors – Shivering or shaking of the body as if chilled, preventing normal responses.

Effexor withdrawal - Skin Ulcer – An open sore or infected skin eruption with swelling, redness, pus, and irritation.

Effexor withdrawal - Sleep Disorder – These are a list of sleep disorders such as teeth grinding, insomnia, jet lag, sleep walking, abnormally falling asleep during the middle of a conversation after a full night’s rest, uncontrolled body motions keeping one awake, etc.

Effexor withdrawal - Suicide, Completed – An attack on oneself that is life threatening resulting in death.

Effexor withdrawal - Upper Respiratory Tract Infection – Where the organs of breathing near the mouth such as the nose and sinuses, become infected and are usually treated by antibiotics.

Effexor withdrawal - Urinary Hesitation – Hard to start or hard to continue emptying one’s bladder.

Effexor withdrawal - Urinary Incontinence – Urinating without intending to do so because of a weakening of the muscles in the hip area from the drug affecting the nerves or the drug blocking a persons thinking process.

Effexor withdrawal - Urinary Retention – The inability to completely empty the bladder despite having the urge to do so.  This can lead to infections or damage to the urinary organs.

Effexor withdrawal - Urine Flow Decreased – Dehydration of the body causing a lesser flow of urine than normal with the body reabsorbing the waste.

Effexor withdrawal - Urine Output Decreased – A condition where the output of urine produced in a 24-hour period is less than 500 ml.

Effexor withdrawal - Weight Decreased – Unintentional weight loss.

Effexor withdrawal – Weight Increased – An unusual, usually rapid weight increase.

Clinical Studies

Association between CYP2C19 polymorphism and depressive symptoms.

Sim SC, Nordin L, Andersson TM, Virding S, Olsson M, Pedersen NL, Ingelman-Sundberg M.

Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20468063 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

[Diagnosis of epilepsy complicated by panic disorder and a non-specific reaction to a ssri.]

Wanders AJ, de Leeuw AS, van Megen HJ.

Tijdschr Psychiatr. 2010;52(5):349-52. Dutch. Effexor: 20458682 [Effexor - in process]Free Effexor ArticleRelated Effexor Citations

Influence of citalopram on interdigestive gastrointestinal motility in man.

Janssen P, Vos R, Tack J.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2010 May 8. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20456311 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

A randomized controlled trial of antidepressant continuation for major depression following traumatic brain injury.

Rapoport MJ, Mitchell RA, McCullagh S, Herrmann N, Chan F, Kiss A, Feinstein A, Lanctôt KL.

J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Apr 20. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20441723 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Variation in the risk of suicide attempts and completed suicides by antidepressant agent in adults: a propensity score-adjusted analysis of 9 years' data.

Schneeweiss S, Patrick AR, Solomon DH, Mehta J, Dormuth C, Miller M, Lee JC, Wang PS.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 May;67(5):497-506.Effexor: 20439831 [Effexor - indexed for MEDLINE]Related Effexor Citations

Toxicity of antidepressants: rates of suicide relative to prescribing and non-fatal overdose.

Hawton K, Bergen H, Simkin S, Cooper J, Waters K, Gunnell D, Kapur N.

Br J Psychiatry. 2010 May;196(5):354-8.Effexor: 20435959 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Medial prefrontal cortex activity during memory encoding of pictures and its relation to symptomatic improvement after citalopram treatment in patients with major depression.

Roy M, Harvey PO, Berlim MT, Mamdani F, Beaulieu MM, Turecki G, Lepage M.

J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2010 May;35(3):152-62.Effexor: 20420766 [Effexor - in process]Free PMC ArticleFree textRelated Effexor Citations

Differential effects of serotonergic and noradrenergic antidepressants on brain activity during a cognitive control task and neurofunctional prediction of treatment outcome in patients with depression.

Wagner G, Koch K, Schachtzabel C, Sobanski T, Reichenbach JR, Sauer H, Schlösser RG.

J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2010 May 1. doi: 10.1503/jpn.090081. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20420762 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Free Effexor ArticleRelated Effexor Citations

NEUROENDOCRINE EFFECTS OF CITALOPRAM, A SELECTIVE SEROTONIN RE-UPTAKE INHIBITOR, DURING LIFESPAN IN HUMANS.

Berardelli R, Margarito E, Ghiggia F, Picu A, Balbo M, Bonelli L, Giordano R, Karamouzis I, Bo M, Ghigo E, Arvat E.

J Endocrinol Invest. 2010 Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20414043 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Nationwide drug-dispensing data reveal important differences in adherence to drug label recommendations on CYP2D6-dependent drug interactions.

Mannheimer B, Wettermark B, Lundberg M, Pettersson H, von Bahr C, Eliasson E.

Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Apr;69(4):411-7.Effexor: 20406225 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

The effect of the NMDA receptor antagonist dizocilpine on behavioral manifestations of serotonin and adrenergic antidepressants in rats.

Pruus K, Rudissaar R, Allikmets L, Harro J.

Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 2010 Mar;32(2):123-8.Effexor: 20401349 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

The role of the serotoninergic system in the regulation of thyroid function in old rats.

Masalova OO, Sapronov NS.

Bull Exp Biol Med. 2009 Nov;148(5):815-8.Effexor: 20396800 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction among Newer Antidepressants in a Naturalistic Setting.

Lee KU, Lee YM, Nam JM, Lee HK, Kweon YS, Lee CT, Jun TY.

Psychiatry Investig. 2010 Mar;7(1):55-9. Epub 2010 Feb 8.Effexor: 20396434 [Effexor - in process]Free PMC ArticleFree textRelated Effexor Citations

Comparative safety of antidepressant agents for children and adolescents regarding suicidal acts.

Schneeweiss S, Patrick AR, Solomon DH, Dormuth CR, Miller M, Mehta J, Lee JC, Wang PS.

Pediatrics. 2010 May;125(5):876-88. Epub 2010 Apr 12.Effexor: 20385637 [Effexor - indexed for MEDLINE]Related Effexor Citations

Citalopram (antidepressant) administration causes sexual dysfunction in male mice through RF-amide related peptide in the dorsomedial hypothalamus.

Soga T, Wong DW, Clarke IJ, Parhar IS.

Neuropharmacology. 2010 Apr 8. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20381503 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Prescription patterns of antidepressants: findings from a US claims database.

Milea D, Verpillat P, Guelfucci F, Toumi M, Lamure M.

Curr Med Res Opin. 2010 Jun;26(6):1343-53.Effexor: 20373875 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Aripiprazole Improves Depressive Symptoms and Immunological Response to Antiretroviral Therapy in an HIV-Infected Subject with Resistant Depression.

Cecchelli C, Grassi G, Pallanti S.

Case Report Med. 2010;2010:836214. Epub 2010 Mar 30.Effexor: 20369069 [Effexor - in process]Free PMC ArticleFree textRelated Effexor Citations

Association of polymorphisms in genes regulating the corticotropin-releasing factor system with antidepressant treatment response.

Binder EB, Owens MJ, Liu W, Deveau TC, Rush AJ, Trivedi MH, Fava M, Bradley B, Ressler KJ, Nemeroff CB.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Apr;67(4):369-79.Effexor: 20368512 [Effexor - indexed for MEDLINE]Related Effexor Citations

High rates of sustained virological response in hepatitis C virus-infected injection drug users receiving directly observed therapy with peginterferon alpha-2a (40KD) (PEGASYS) and once-daily ribavirin.

Waizmann M, Ackermann G.

J Subst Abuse Treat. 2010 Jun;38(4):338-45. Epub 2010 Apr 1.Effexor: 20362408 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Multi-residue analysis of pharmaceutical compounds in wastewaters by dual solid-phase microextraction coupled to liquid chromatography electrospray ionization ion trap mass spectrometry.

Unceta N, Sampedro MC, Abu Bakar NK, Gómez-Caballero A, Goicolea MA, Barrio RJ.

J Chromatogr A. 2010 May 14;1217(20):3392-9. Epub 2010 Mar 15.Effexor: 20362295 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Augmentation with citalopram for suicidal ideation in middle-aged and older outpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder who have subthreshold depressive symptoms: a randomized controlled trial.

Zisook S, Kasckow JW, Lanouette NM, Golshan S, Fellows I, Vahia I, Mohamed S, Rao S.

J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20361918 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Genome-wide pharmacogenetics of antidepressant response in the GENDEP project.

Uher R, Perroud N, Ng MY, Hauser J, Henigsberg N, Maier W, Mors O, Placentino A, Rietschel M, Souery D, Zagar T, Czerski PM, Jerman B, Larsen ER, Schulze TG, Zobel A, Cohen-Woods S, Pirlo K, Butler AW, Muglia P, Barnes MR, Lathrop M, Farmer A, Breen G, Aitchison KJ, Craig I, Lewis CM, McGuffin P.

Am J Psychiatry. 2010 May;167(5):555-64. Epub 2010 Apr 1.Effexor: 20360315 [Effexor - indexed for MEDLINE]Related Effexor Citations

Subtype-selective nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists enhance the responsiveness to citalopram and reboxetine in the mouse forced swim test.

Andreasen JT, Nielsen EO, Christensen JK, Olsen GM, Peters D, Mirza NR, Redrobe JP.

J Psychopharmacol. 2010 Apr 1. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20360159 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

A highly sensitive LC-MS/MS method for the determination of S-citalopram in rat plasma: application to a pharmacokinetic study in rats.

Suresh PS, Giri S, Husain R, Mullangi R.

Biomed Chromatogr. 2010 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20352615 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Psychostimulant-like discriminative stimulus and locomotor sensitization properties of the wake-promoting agent modafinil in rodents.

Paterson NE, Fedolak A, Olivier B, Hanania T, Ghavami A, Caldarone B.

Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2010 Jun;95(4):449-56. Epub 2010 Mar 25.Effexor: 20346966 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Efficacy and safety of escitalopram versus citalopram in major depressive disorder: a 6-week, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, flexible-dose study.

Ou JJ, Xun GL, Wu RR, Li LH, Fang MS, Zhang HG, Xie SP, Shi JG, Du B, Yuan XQ, Zhao JP.

Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]Effexor: 20340011 [Effexor - as supplied by publisher]Related Effexor Citations

Removal of pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) under nitrifying and denitrifying conditions.

Suarez S, Lema JM, Omil F.

Water Res. 2010 May;44(10):3214-24. Epub 2010 Mar 6.Effexor: 20338614 [Effexor - in process]Related Effexor Citations

Glycogen: a novel branched polysaccharide chiral selector in CE.

Chen J, Du Y, Zhu F, Chen B.

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Danet M, Lapiz-Bluhm S, Morilak DA.

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Leonard B, Taylor D.

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Talley NJ, Herrick L, Locke GR.

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