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How soon after taking Effexor XR will my symptoms improve?

It may take four or more weeks of taking Effexor XR before you see an improvement in your symptoms. Most individuals will take this medication for six months or longer, even if they have improved, to help prevent the return of symptoms. Do not stop taking Effexor XR without talking to your doctor. Keep regular appointments with your doctor and report any troubling side effects in order to get the most benefit from Effexor XR.

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