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I have been taking Effexor and I ran out for several days. I…

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I have been taking Effexor and I ran out for several days. I have been having horrific nightmares and withdrawals. I just started back today. How long until feeling better

Doctor's Assistant: Back (~medical bodypart) How much Effexor do you use? Any issues with side effects?

One second please

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

75mg

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3/18/2018
Dr. C. Rollins
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Hi this is Dr. Rollins I am a board certified licensed pharmacist with over 15 years of experience. You should start to see some results within 72 hour however the drug reaches steady blood levels around 3 weeks.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Do you know how long the nightmare will last

I would suspect they will start to go away within 72 hours.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thank you. I can’t sleep more than 20 minutes at a time. Then I wake up horrified. Is there anything I can do for the next few days

I would suggest benadryl at night.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thank you

Your welcome

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