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@amberpep

Hi …. I've been taking Effexor for about 2 years now, and I'm usually very conscientious about taking all my meds. daily. Well, last Saturday I ran out, and because of the date of the month, I had only $1.00. I have not had any since last Saturday. Today was the first day I noticed anything at all ….. I felt dizzy and didn't feel I should be driving anywhere. My dear daughter went and picked them up for me, so about an hour ago I took one. I'm wondering why I didn't notice anything sooner ….. I sure expected to.
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@amberpep
Our bodies are all different. I suspect you are on the extended XR caps. That lasts a lot longer in your system than the pills. I often forgot to take XR caps with out symptoms.
What are your plans? Are you going to keep taking it or get off? Keep coming back, bright wings

I’ve been on Effexor for ten years and it was for short term memory problems which it helped… but now I feel lazy and uninspired…I’ve tried to quit but always go back and start when the withdrawal symptoms begin, which include confusion…but it seems like when I’m in the throws of withdrawal symptoms and take a pill, relief is not immediate… that scares me