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how to tamper off of Effexor to Zoloft
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haey posted:
My doctor wanted me to switch off of Effexor because I was having brain zaps he calls them. But the problem is I can't remember how he told me to switch. I'm trying to, but I was wondering if anyone else has done it made the switch that is.
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tgrynd responded:
Hi, there! A few years ago I tapered off of Effexor and resumed remeron. The brain zaps were very real and annoying, but were gone after 3 or 4 days and I never had any other Effexor withdraws since.


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