When should u take effexor
I am due to start 75mg of Ven. Especially when taking Ambien at night before, does taking Effexor XR in the morning exacerbate the feeling of sleepiness and sluggishness at midday and afternoon?
Top groups Groups by medication Groups by condition. I might have spoken too soon This is so individual, probably you just have to try. But if you're waking feeling anxious and depressed then you might need to get your meds reviewed.
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In any case, I'll give it more time Effexor XR venlafaxine may cause other side effects. Difference is, ironically, night and day.
Doctor probably left it up to find out what is best for you. Some side effects can be serious. Skip to Content googletag.
It works by increasing the amounts of serotonin and norepinephrine, natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance. The next line of even more "activating" i. My pdoc prescribed it to take in the morning. Top groups Groups by medication Groups by condition. I took effexor yesterday for the first time and another this morning and I had the worst night last?
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I don't think it matters when you take it. If you stop taking Effexor XR venlafaxineyour doctor will tell you that you should wait at least 7 days before you start to take an MAO inhibitor. Good luck, and don't forget to talk to your doctor! Hi did your doc tell you to always take it at night? I have been on Effexor XR for 3 years.
If Effexor Makes You Wired or Tired
Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while you are taking this medication. Patients of all ages who are started on antidepressant therapy should be monitored appropriately and observed closely for clinical worsening, suicidality, or unusual changes in behavior.
Good luck to you and hope the meds are helping. Brenda Asheim is a freelance copywriter in the Seattle area.