venlafaxine please help

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hello all i suffer from severe anxiety and dp/dr

i have been given venlaxafine to be taken

i did 3 weeks at 75mg and on wednesday i have been taking 150mg. how long should i give it time to work at 150mg before trying something else as i feel it is making me worse.

many thanks

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    please please someone help me i am so desperate sad
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  • Posted

    It can take weeks, some people not that long it all depends on your body
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    • Posted

      hi mate thanks for the reply. is it weeks after the increase or weeks in total

      as i have been on them for a total of 3 weeks and 4 days now. but only 4 days on the increase. 

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    Sometimes when you first start a medication it can often make you feel worse before it starts to make you feel better. Just stick with it a bit longer & if it gets no better then see your doctor. I started on sertraline last week & I've still not felt good but just got to give things time.
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    give it 3 to 4 weeks to get used to it
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