Generic Name : VENLAFAXINE ABSTRACT – The drug is used to treat the symptoms of depression and anxiety. It...
The drug is used to treat the symptoms of depression and anxiety. It boosts the energy level and improves the mood to help the patients restore their interest in daily activities. Effexor is also called as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). The drug helps the patients by maintaining a balance between the natural substances in the brain, mainly serotonin and norepinephrine. The medications also reduces fear, social anxiety disorder, unwanted thoughts and panic attacks rising from the brain.
- Effexor has to be taken as directed by the doctors.
- Adult dosages:
Oral Tablets- 37.5 mg orally twice a day or 25 mg orally 3 times a day
SIDE EFFECTS –
- Lack or loss of strength
- Severe headache
- Blurred vision
- Chest pain
- Fast or irregular heartbeats
- Mood changes
- Ringing or buzzing in the ears
- Suicidal thoughts
RARE SIDE EFFECTS:
- Actions that are out of control
- High fever
- Itching or skin rash
- Lightheadedness or faintness
- Menstrual changes
- Problems with urinating or holding urine
- Severe muscle stiffness
- Pale skin
DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Effexor has major interactions with 132 different drugs.
MODERATE DRUG INTERACTIONS –
Effexor has moderate interactions with 461 different drugs.