I think that the switch is going to help you as effexor does have some anxiety properties in it. I only went off of it because I took so much of it. It was the highest dose you could have. I am trying to lose some weight and I couldln't do it on the effexor. I am hoping to lose with the pristiq. Effexor is going generic in June 2010. So that is good news for people who have to pay a fortune for it. It is very expensive and so is pristiq. But I can go with a lower dose of that. I hope.
I hope that you feel better with the switch. I know that it is often hard, but prestiq and effexor are closely related, so it should go fine.
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