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how long before effexor at 225 will start to have an effec

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how long before effexor at 225 will start to have an effect?

Dr_Anderson : Greetings, and thank you for your question. The answer depends upon a number of factors, but in general people taking medications like Effexor may notice a positive change in as little as 2 weeks, but the norma is roughly 4-6. Recent research has also indicated that some patients may not see a difference for as long as 10-12 weeks.
Dr_Anderson : Factors that may change this timing include length of time on the medication (for example, if a person starts at nothing and moves up to 225 mg over a few days versus someone on a lower dose for several weeks or months prior), the presence of other medications which may make it more or less effective (due to medication interactions), and even medical conditions (for example, untreated hypothyroidism).
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