I was put on Effexor because after only 3 days of Welbutin I was a wreck. Couldn't think, had numbness in my face and just felt like I was in a constant fog. Now it seems as though I may have jumped from the frying pan into the fire! When I started the Effexor I was told by my doctor (psychiatrist) not to skip doses or stop taking it because it was very dangerous and could cause seizures. Although I am on a whole cocktail of meds for other conditions it scared me so much I always try to remember to take that one although I do miss now and then but never more than one day. Now it seems that I am in for a total horror-show when I start to get better mentally and am ready to taper off! How ironic. Did anyone ever find anything that helped? Would love to know.View Thread
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