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... st people don't experience withdrawals symptoms at all". I happily took my Effexor for almost year and it helped. A lot. Every once in a while, I would get the brain shocks if I forgot to take the meds, but no major withdrawal symptoms. ... (8 replies)
"brain shocks"
Jul 11, 2003
... re body. Had EEG, MRI and Cat Scan with dyes. MRI and Cat Scan showed nothing. EEG showed anxiety only. I hate to say this but I am disabled with a lot more then brain shocks but I have never even heard of anyone on so many drugs. ... (20 replies)
"brain shocks"
Jul 26, 2003
... track record. She was then prescribed tegretol and took it for 5 years with no siezures, but almost immediately after beginning neurontin she started having the brain shocks. She has been off of tegretol now for a year, siezure free, But the shocks remain. For 6 years we have been to numerous "dr.s" to find out what these are. ... (20 replies)

What is this?
Jul 9, 2003
... ri to try called reboxetine it hasnt been approved by the fda in the us but he gave it to me to try, what i have been reading up on it, it affects the norphadine brain chemincal which is for severly depressed people it does something to your moivation BUT i dont need that as i am forever cleaning etc.. ... (4 replies)
Jul 12, 2003
... months to completely get rid of it. I started by lowering my dosage and when I could not lower no more I started taking it one day yes one day no. I did get brain shocks, which is a very weird feeling. ... (6 replies)
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Apr 17, 2005
... the withdrawls are horrible. I usually feel like i have the flue for the first 1 or 2 weeks of going off of it, i get very moody and emotional, and i have severe brain shocks. These are common withdrawl symptoms with effexor, from what i've heard. ... (13 replies)
"brain shocks"
Jul 10, 2003
... I got the 'brain shocks' coming off of Effexor. Mine were whole body 'pulses' that came in 2 to 3 sets of two or three back to back rapid pulses over a 1 minute period. This would repeat about every 15 minutes, and it lasted for the entire time that I was reducing my dosage, and about two weeks after I stopped. (20 replies)
"brain shocks"
May 21, 2003
... Hello, Ever since I was put on Neurontin in summer of '01, I began to have a somewhat painful sensation of what feels like an electric shock passing through my head. I got off Neurontin soon after that but the sensation continues. I am now on clomipramine, sonata, zoloft, abilify, lamictal, prn xanax....god, i cant remember them all, there are more I think (my mom insists... (20 replies)
... I have been on this dosage for three years now is that when I try to go off of it or miss a dose, I feel like I am going to have a seizure or am having electric shocks in my brain, apparently this is normal. ... (1 replies)
... Paxil is a hard medication to come off of. It causes all sorts of bad feeling and some feelings of electric shocks through the brain. So what you are feeling is most likely from that. lamictal will make you tired at first. ... (2 replies)
... ter you have been off effexor for about 4 days total you will notice a big difference. Just remember, do not quit trying. When you start getting the electrical shocks to your brain, start taking benadryl. I read from research that this helps and it does make it more mild. ... (6 replies)
... :wave: Is anyone out there who has stopped taking effexor? I quit taking the drug 17 days ago. It was hell. My advice, do not take if at all possible. Yeah,the drug did help my anxiety, but it made me gain weight and I had other problems with taking the drug like constipation. So I weaned off the drug but the withdrawals were horrible. The best way that I could sum... (6 replies)
... I have searched the internet and was pretty dismayed about what I found. What I found said it ALWAYS causes brain damage, that being what makes it work, and that it truly iS experimental. ... (8 replies)

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