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#1 Effeffexor

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 09:42 AM

Quick question. I'm putting my Effexor XR beads in gelatin capsules because for some reason my body has a hard time digesting anything. My question is, I noticed with some meds, you can't take them with others - such as iron or calcium. How can I find out which of my meds to take with what? Can I put some in the same capsule? Where is that smart chemist who always helps me?
Beginning on 9/22/16 150mg EffexorXR --- side effects [memory probs, idiopathic hypersomnia, rage, irritability, confusion, numbness, nausea, nightsweats, panic attacks]. 02/20/17 55 beads Effexor XR --- stable and resting from tapering.. side effects are down to hypersomnia, memory probs, nausea. I'm finding life again after YEARS of meds that made me out of it and gaming addiction that took me from real life. I will be a member forever but slow and steady wins the race! 🏁 🐢......🐇
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Concerta 18 mg
Levothyroxine 50 mcg
Estradiol 2 mg

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:17 AM

If you go to drugs.com and list all your drugs in the interactions checker it will tell you which you cant take together. Not sure about putting them all in one capsule, I think I would get confused, it doesnt take much to confuse me!  :blink:

 

https://www.drugs.co...teractions.html


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Many drugs for many years, prescribed diazepam first 1973, took occasionally. 3 or 4 tricyclics  for short periods.

1993 had a breakdown leading to 10 years of drug experiments with all classes of psych drugs.

2002  effexor. 

Tapered by counting beads from March 2012 to March 2013, ending with 5 beads.

Withdrawal April 2013 . Reinstated 5 beads reduced to 4 beads May 2013

Restarted taper  Nov 2013  

OFF EFFEXOR Feb 2015    :D 

 

Also tapered atenolol and omeprazole Dec 2013 - May 2014

 

Tapering tramadol, Feb 2015 100mg , March 2015 50mg -hold- Feb2016 46mg  March 8 2016 45 April 44mg  May 11  43mg June 14 42mg

Taking fish oil, magnesium, pro biotic.

 

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Lesson learned, slow down taper at lower doses. Taper no more than 10% of CURRENT dose if possible

 

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