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Effexor XR

venlafaxine
Venlafaxine is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressant. Venlafaxine is used in adults to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder. Venlafaxine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
venlafaxine
DRUG TYPE
SSNRI antidepressants

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Some young people have thoughts about suicide when first taking an antidepressant. Stay alert to changes in your mood or symptoms. Report any new or worsening symptoms to your doctor.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Effexor XR capsule, extended release 150 mg37.5 mg75 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride ER capsule, extended release 150 mg37.5 mg75 mg
tablet, extended release 150 mg225 mg37.5 mg75 mg

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