what to expect

a seamless experience with an online psychiatry provider.


Online psychiatric evaluation

Virtually visit an online psychiatrist or other qualified psychiatry provider, who will evaluate you and assess whether medication is appropriate


Medication management and follow-up visits

A few weeks after your first appointment, you’ll have your first follow-up to evaluate whether your treatment plan is working—all on your smartphone


Discreet shipping to your door

If prescribed, your medication will be shipped to your door in low-key packaging

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Frequently asked questions about Venlafaxine

how long does it take for Venlafaxine (generic for Effexor) to work?
Venlafaxine was shown to be effective as a treatment for major depressive disorder in clinical trials lasting 8-12 weeks and as a treatment for generalized anxiety disorder in clinical trials lasting 8 weeks to 6 months. If you start taking Venlafaxine and do not feel any improvement in your condition, talk to your healthcare provider. Do not stop taking Venlafaxine without consulting your doctor.
does Venlafaxine cause hair loss?
Hair loss is not a generally recognized side effect of Venlafaxine. However, all medications carry a risk of new or unusual side effects. If you start taking Venlafaxine and notice a significant increase in hair loss, talk to your healthcare provider.
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