I Thought I Would Never Get Off Effexor

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    I Felt So Lost

    There is hope for those of you who were also taking this medication and want to be off it. I started taking effexor 2 years ago when all the stresses in the world seemed to be breathing down my neck at the same time.  I had lost a family member to cancer, my brother...
    mege6 mege6
    22-25, F
    Nov 8, 2009

    After a miserable divorce,

    insecurity, I reluctantly took an antidepressant. I didn't judge people who took them, just never saw myself as a person who needed it. Well…I should have listened to myself and stayed off. It took me six weeks to "taper" off effexor. I had been on & off for two years...
    sandiego4 sandiego4
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 21, 2015
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