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Effexor Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor if your symptoms do not get better or if they get worse. Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. Because it may take several weeks to see the full effects of this medicine, it is important to continue your treatment as prescribed by your doctor.

Patients and their families should watch out for new or worsening thoughts of suicide or depression. Also watch out for sudden changes in feelings such as feeling anxious, agitated, panicky, irritable, hostile, aggressive, impulsive, severely restless, overly excited and hyperactive, or not being able to sleep. If this happens, especially at the beginning of treatment or after a change in dose, call your health care professional.

This medicine can cause an increase in blood pressure. Check with your doctor for instructions on monitoring your blood pressure while taking this medicine.

You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells. Alcohol may interfere with the effect of this medicine. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum, sucking hard candy and drinking plenty of water will help. Contact your doctor if the problem does not go away or is severe.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Lack or loss of strength

severe headache


Less common

Blurred vision

chest pain

fast or irregular heartbeat

mood or mental changes

ringing or buzzing in the ears

suicidal thoughts


Actions that are out of control


high fever


itching or skin rash

lightheadedness or fainting, especially when getting up suddenly from a sitting or lying position

menstrual changes


problems with urinating or holding urine

severe muscle stiffness

talking, feeling, and acting with excitement that you cannot control

trouble breathing

unusually pale skin

Incidence not known


bloody, black, or tarry stools

bloody stool or urine

dark urine

decreased frequency or amount of urine




general feeling of tiredness or weakness


increased thirst

light-colored stools

muscle cramps, spasms, or pain

nausea or vomiting


overactive reflexes

poor coordination

red or purple spots on the skin



stomach pain on the upper right side

swelling of the face, lower legs, ankles, hands, or fingers

trembling or shaking that is hard to control


unusual bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Abnormal dreams



decrease in sexual desire or ability


dry mouth


increased sweating

loss of appetite


stomach pain or gas

stuffy or runny nose

tingling, burning, or prickly sensations

trouble sleeping


weight loss

Less common

Change in taste

muscle tension


Incidence not known

Night sweats

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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