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Taking Effexor

Postby rhea71 » Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:05 am

Just started taking Effexor (for my anxiety and depression) and was wondering if anybody knew if it has any blood thinning that I need to worry about?
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Re: Taking Effexor

Postby Elizabeth » Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:43 am

I'm not sure, but a quick look at the side effects....I think it could thin blood. I'm not a doctor but I think I wouldn't feel comfortable taking it and I'd ask my doctor for something else.
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