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Re: Effexor 75-225 No motivation

Posted by Caleb462 on June 30, 2003, at 22:41:48

In reply to Re: Effexor 75-225 No motivation, posted by agencypanic on June 30, 2003, at 20:57:04

> I'm up to 300mg and my D = 9 and M = 7-- not much of a change from before Effexor (with Lexapro).
> But being tired all the time has taken a new twist: I'm tired but keep waking up at 3am for the past week or so (been at 300mg not quite one week). I wake up regardless
> of the time I go to bed and despite the fact that I'm taking 2mg of Ativan just before bedtime. If anyone can suggest something that I can do about this I'd appreciate it.
> I had been taking my Effexor at about 4pm, found that this worked well for sleeping, but maybe at this new dose I'll have to change times.
> So yes, the tiredness can kind of go away, but your motivation may not increase.

Taking the Effexor earlier should solve the problem, I would think. If not, you might want to consider something longer-lasting for sleep.. Ambien perhaps.




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