Withdrawal

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The dr and chemist have messed up my prescription, meaning I've gone without since Tuesday. From 225 to nothing sad The first couple of days I just felt a bit rough and numb/ tingly. Now I'm ssweating and soaking the bed covers (something I've suffered with on and off since being on venlafaxine), shaking, feeling dizzy, my body feels heavy and sort of numb. I keep trying to hold back the tears, and yesterday I drifted in and out of sleep throughout the day and the night too. Surely it's not normal to sleep for nearly 24 hours??? And the dreams were so real I wasn't sure at times whether I was awake or not until my husband car in to check on me. After reading some of the things on hereĀ 

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    Can u not get some from another chemist??
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      Luckily my husband has managed to convince the chemist to give me some and he's sent an urgent request to the surgery. Yesterday they wouldn't for him!! I didn't feel well enough to get there myself. I find the hard thing too is trying not to let the children see how ill I feel, but my husband does find it hard to deal with too. Hopefully I'll feel better soon xx
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      My children are 11 and 15 and I've tried explaining a little to them. It's my husband tho who I think struggles to understand the most. I find I have periods where I'm alright, them I miss a dose for one reason or another and slip and he can't believe that just missing a dose can make you feel rubbish. Hopefully it's not forever smile
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      What do u take them for? I Am anxiety panic attacks, been a rough year until doc finally changed my meds, my kids are 2 and 5 and because my husband has done so much they run to him which makes me feel a failure of a mother
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    Vivid dreams are normal on effexor the Dr told me. But you are to let them know if there really bad. I could only tolerate 75mg. With excellent results and no side affects. They like to push you higher and I ran into trouble myself and scared. Stayed 75.mg. Were all different bodies. Call Dr on call. Or ER. Check your vitals. I have to be careful with the serotonin. Too much can be fatal. I learned. That's why I was in ER recently. Keep in touch. šŸ˜Š
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    I had dry mouth and trouble eating when first on it and terrible sweating at night. I have also had vivid dreams and seeing cars and trees moving in slow motion.
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      Hi. One nurse mentioned I would have vivid dreams, but not scarey, and I sure did but what I did was make myself a hobby out if it every morning as I have a very old and excellent dream book given as a gift years ago. As it was always an interest in analyzing dreams. So now that's what I do.
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