Help me! I am so scared right now.
I have been taking Effexor for 6 months now.
I found out I was pregnant and was told to stop taking it.
I have been off of it for three days and have been experiencing withdrawl symptoms.
I feel like I have been on some sort of hard core drug with the way this is making me feel.
I get brain zaps like horrible, and with that, my heart rate speeds up.
I have no appetite. I am walking around in a daze. Hot flashes. My arm twitches sometimes.
I can hardly fall asleep and when I do I hve horrible nightmares!!
Today I was feeling really crappy, I was in the bathroom and looked into the hall way to see
my daughter standing there.I started talking to her an looked into the hall way again and she was gone.
I thought it ws odd and went to look for her, .. she was asleep on the couch. I have hallucinated twice more since then.
I am so frightened. If I go to the ER and tell the whats going on, will they put me in a straight jacket??
My vertigo is so bad now that I cannot drive easily - and I have never had vertigo before now.
I tried discussing it once with my PCP that put me on it, when I once forgot a dose and got a smaller but similar feeling and she just basically said it was all in my head, that I was completely fine. As in, I was making a bigger deal out of it then it should of been.
. I have researched it - and many people have had these reactions. They take different drugs - but I don't want to take a different anti deressant just to relieve THIS anti depressant withdrawl. PLEASE help me