Aurobindo Venlafaxine - Muscle And Joint Pain

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Debra K Says:


I have taken Venlafaxine XR Capsules - 2 150 mg per day (a high dosage). They were made by the same manufacturer for the first 3 or 4 years. Then, my insurance company switched to the manufacturer Aurobindo. Since then, I have had severe joint and muscle pain, primarily in my arms, but also somewhat in my hands. This pain is so severe that without aspirin, Tylenol, or Aleve, I can barely reach or lift things. Could this pain be due to the change in manufacturerr of my Venlafaxine XR?



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Debra! How are you?

How long have you been taking the one from Aurobindo?

Usually, those types of symptoms would be side effects experienced, when first starting such a medication, or when your dosage is raised, as reported by the FDA. When I first started Prozac and each time we upped my dosage, I'd experience similar symptoms for a week, or two.

There can be fluctuations in the amount of the active ingredient from one generic to another, which leads me to suspect that these ones may contain a little more. Conversely, they may also be a little lower than the prior ones and you could be experiencing some minor withdrawal effects.

However, your body should adjust in a few weeks. If not, then you should consult your doctor.



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Ruggles826 Says:
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I too have experienced symptoms similar to yours, after changing insurance plans, and getting Aurobindo venlafaxine. Mine was a progressive onset...first had lower back pain; I'm 68, and figured I had overdone it playing with my grandchildren. When it didn't go away after a few weeks, I saw my PCP. He did x-rays, said it was degenerative disc disease and gave me pain killers. I took these for 5 days and then quit, because they had no effect at all. Then the left knee became painful; I had unloaded a truck a few days before and figured it was due to that...took high doses of naproxen, which lessened the pain, but it did not go away. A few weeks later, severe pain in one shoulder, the next week, the other knee. I have trouble walking, and I know if I see a doctor, he/she will either give me stronger painkillers and/or recommend physical therapy. Same old stuff...treat symptoms, don't take the time to get to the root cause. I thought back through the timeline, finally put two and two together and started searching the web...came across this question and know now I'm not alone. Going to file a complaint with the FDA (for what that's worth) and insist on brand name effexor, which I had taken for years with no problem. Will check in at a later date and let you know what the outcome is. Good luck to you.

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Audrey Says:
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I too experienced withdrawls when switched from Teva brand effexor xr 150 to aurobindo effexor xr 150 had to call numerous drug stores to find the teva brand I felt miserable.

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