i have been takin
g effexor for about four years and i fin
d the drug has made me a new person,but if i miss a dose i have severe withdrawls.it feels like i am livin
hell.but when i get back on track i feel great.sin
ce i started takin
g these meds, i have put on 40 pounds and i eat very little.and if i try to wean my self down to a lower dose the side effects
start all over again
.my doctor told me i will probably be on this for the rest of my life.