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my husband is on teva venlafaxine xr 75 since December he

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my husband is on teva venlafaxine xr 75 since December he was doing alright till 3 weeks ago his humor and he take 1 pill was wondering if he could increase to 2 a day cause we can see our doctor till the end of august and we are going on holiday
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
Hello
He can call his doctor for this.

There might be something else that is a problem.
It might even need a change of mediation, or a medication added.

You can not get a prescription over the internet.

That said, this is a starting dose, and normally the dose would be increased by 75mg at a time.

That would be 2 pills and his doctor certainly could approve this over the phone.

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