Effexor XR can be used for treating depression, generalized or social anxiety, or panic attacks. Effexor XR is often a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It works by restoring the total amount of certain natural substances inside brain (serotonin and norepinephrine), that helps to enhance certain mood problems.
Use Effexor XR as directed from your doctor.
Ask your medical provider any questions you may have about how exactly to work with Effexor XR.
Store Effexor XR at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Effexor XR from the reach of children and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Venlafaxine hydrochloride.
All medicines may cause negative effects, however, many everyone has no, or minor, unwanted effects.
Check together with your doctor if these most typical side effects persist or become bothersome:
Abnormal dreams; blurred vision; adjustments to taste; constipation; decreased sexual interest or ability; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flushing; headache; increased sweating; lack of appetite; nausea; nervousness; stomach upset; sleep disorders; vomiting; weakness; weight reduction; yawning.
Seek medical help immediately if these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; blood inside the stool; chest pain or discomfort; confusion; decreased concentration; decreased coordination; decreased urination; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; memory problems; new or worsening aggressiveness, agitation, anxiety, hostility, impulsiveness, inability to sit still, irritability, anxiety attacks, or restlessness; persistent or severe ringing within the ears; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety, nervousness, or trouble sleeping; severe or persistent cough; severe or persistent headache, dizziness, stomach pain, or weakness; difficulty breathing; significant weight-loss; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; trouble concentrating; unsteadiness or lack of coordination; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual or severe mental or mood changes; unusual weakness; vision problems; worsening of depression.
This is not a whole set of all negative effects that may occur. If you've questions about unwanted effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Effexor XR if:
Contact a medical expert or health care provider without delay if these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may talk with Effexor XR. Tell your doctor or pharmacist in case you have any health concerns, especially if any in the following affect you:
Some medicines may interact with Effexor XR. Tell your doctor if you are taking some other medicines, especially any with the following:
This is probably not a complete report on all interactions that will occur. Ask your doctor if Effexor XR may talk with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your health care provider before starting, stop, or alter the dose of any medicine.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Effexor XR could potentially cause problems for the fetus if it is employed throughout the last 3 months of pregnancy. If you conceive, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the rewards and perils associated with using Effexor XR while you might be pregnant. Effexor XR is found in breast milk. Do not breastfeed while taking Effexor XR.
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