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Kindly mention the dose of Effexor you were taking?
are you there?
75 mg per day
OK, and you are not suffering from any medical illness?
or have suffered in past
I see you are offline now
only being treated for anxiety
ok, good, not consuming excess of alcohol or any other thing you would like to mention
I drink alcohol more than I should
is there any recent history of consuming excess alcholol?
I have been for the past few years
within last 2 or 3 days/
you should avoid drinking alcohol while you are on Effexor
alcohol itself can precipitate or aggravate anxiety and depressive symptoms.
I know that. Is the lightheadedness common after going off effexor cold turkey?
dizziness is a reported discontinuation / withdrawal symptom after stopping Effexor abruptly
and since you are on a very low dose so you are lucky that you are not experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms at present
thanks. I have to turn in for bed now.
this should get better once you restart taking Effexor again
you are most welcome.
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