Jay - I thought you were supposed to start this med ages ago???
As you know I have had great results from effexor. I didnt have many side effects at all and the few I did have were very managable. Effexor is a good drug but everyone reacts differently but I highly doubt you will hallucinate. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for reassurance on the side effects.
Effexor has lifted my mood and greatly reduced my anxiety. I take regular effexor but I know that effexor xr is the slow release dose and is supposed to have fewer side effects than taking ordinary effexor.
Please try to get over your worries about this and start the med.
Co ~ Moderator for the Depression Forum
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