I am on effexor and lamitcal for manic bioploar. I was taking 150mg a day but now I am on 112.5mg for 1 week and then 75mg for week 2 and then tapering on down till I'm all the way off. I am being tapered off this medication but still have many worries because it's the first trimester and I have read so many things saying it does in fact cause birth defects. I also have read articles saying babies were born perfectly normal and healthy. I already tried going cold turkey and about lost my da^%$mn mind while during so!!! Please help!! Need peace of mind!!!Answer Question
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 4:38 PM on Nov. 4, 2010
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