Advertisement

Are there any risks in taking Effexor XR?

The risks associated with taking Effexor XR include: changes in behavior, mood, thoughts or feelings. This is important when first taking the medication or when changing the dosage. Any sudden changes in thoughts or behavior should immediately be reported to the doctor. Signs of complications may include: irritability, restlessness, agitation, hostility, aggressiveness, impulsiveness or anxiety. Some individuals will experience lightheadedness when rising quickly from a seated or prone position.

Continue Learning about Antidepressant

what should i know about nortriptyline before taking it ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Nortriptyline may increase the risk of suicide in children and adolescents. If you have a seizure d...
More Answers
what antidepressants can i take if i have multiple sclerosis ( ms ) ?
Multiple Sclerosis FoundationMultiple Sclerosis Foundation
If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), various classes of medications exist to treat depression. The s...
More Answers
what is nortriptyline ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Nortriptyline (Pamelor) is an antidepressant that can help people quit smoking. But it has not been ...
More Answers
does the fda place warnings on antidepressants ?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now placed a warning on the labels of antidepressants...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.