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Effexor XR and Memory Loss

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Updated June 04, 2014

"I need to know if anyone has suffered from memory loss and attention problems while on or after starting Effexor XR.   My Pharmacist (who is a close friend of mine) tells me there is no way the two can be related as far as he knows and my doctor tells me the same.   I don't believe it.   In the last four years of being on this med (I think its been that long, I don't remember when I started it) my memory has been going down hill and I'm not over the hill yet I'm only 33!"--nomemory

Do you agree with nomemory?  Can Effexor cause memory problems?  Have you had any issues with memory while using this medication?  Please tell us about your experiences below.


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