Effexor side effects: What is
likely to occur?
Effexor side effects may occur?
Effexor side effects cannot
really be anticipated. However, if any develop or change in intensity you
should contact your physician immediately. Only your doctor can really
determine if itís safe to continue taking Effexor in spite of the Effexor side
Effexor side effects: The more common side effects include:
Abnormal dreams, abnormal
ejaculation or orgasms, anxiety, appetite loss, blurred vision, chills,
constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, frequent urination, flushing, gas,
headache, impotence, infection, insomnia, muscle tension, nausea, nervousness,
rash, sleepiness, sweating, tingling feeling, tremor, upset stomach, vomiting,
weakness and yawning
side effects: Less
common side effects :
Abnormal taste, abnormal
thinking, agitation, chest pain, confusion, decreased sex drive, depression,
dilated pupils, dizziness upon standing up, high blood pressure, itching, loss
of identity, rapid heartbeat, ringing in the ears, trauma, twitching, urinary
problems, weight loss
There have also been a variety
of very rare Effexor side effects which have been reported. If you notice any
new or usual problems, let your doctor know immediately.
side effects: When should this medication not be prescribed?
Serious Effexor side effects
have been noted when taking this medication with other drugs known as MAO
inhibitors. Sometimes the reaction has been fatal. You should also avoid this
drug if it has ever giving you an allergic reaction or any other effexor side
By Paul Susic Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist PhD Candidate
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The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs - Sixth Edition
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