Max dosage of Effexor?

I am wondering if anyone knows what the maximum dosage for Effexor is? I’m on 75mg and wanted to know if anyone has gone up higher than that? :?:



I am also on 75mg of Effexor.If I remember correctly, I think 75mg is the highest level to benefit MAV!


MP I jst started on Efexor last week myself. I am currently on 37.50MG. Can I ask when did you actually started noticing improvements in your symptoms what were the symptoms that you noticed a difference in?

Pam I understand you are taking verapmil with it as well and your symptoms are completely under control. Whats your dose on the verapmil and are you taking any other meds with it? How long have your symptoms been under control?

75mg if the starting dose for many people for depression/anxiety. Dr. Hain has some people up to 150mg. this is from a website I found helpful:

**Effexor XR® (venlafaxine)

Another well proven agent that is not widely used for migraine prevention is the antidepressant venlafaxine or Effexor XR®. Doses of 150 mg or more of this medication have been demonstrated to be a rather robust migraine agent. This medication can have side effects of nausea, sexual dysfunction and sometimes will increase blood pressure. The medication is thought to prevent migraine but its relatively balanced effect of serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake in the brain is similar to amitriptylene. However, unlike amitriptylene, the medication at these doses do not bind to other receptors and are therefore a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (or SSNRI**