View latest questions Search for answers Ask a question. Side Effects of Effexor XR mg. Med Help International, Inc. Before i started taking Paxil i wasn't sleeping at night. Dr put me on this cause she said I had been on Prozac to long for it to be effective.
How are things going with you? Why such a martyr? Nothing about my lifestyle changed - no increase in appetite, no decrease in activity, but I still managed to gain 30 lbs. Before taking effexor my eating disordered symptoms were out of control and taking a huge toll on my body and mind.
Anyway I am looking into a new medication but haven't found anything else as of yet Good luck, and let us know if the weight goes. My doctor has just switched me to effexor but I haven't started yet. I have been off the depo now for Then I was prescribed prednisone for a bad chest infection and again was not able to cope. When I went on Effexor, I started to noticed right away that I was beginning to loose weight.
Just for a visual, before I started I weighed lbs. Trouble with losing weight? Worse thing I could have done. So I guess the moral of the story is enjoy it while it lasts. Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; text-decoration: I did go off of hit and all the asexual symptoms, sweating went away.
Anyone whose had success losing while on this drug? After 3 months these side effects dissipated When you guys were getting off Effexor- did any of you try the washing approach??? It works with my Trazadone. Because of cross tolerance you won't get withdrawals when you switch and for whatever reason people don't tend to have withdrawals when they stop pristiq.