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Venlafaxine

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Venlafaxine uses


Venlafaxine information

Venlafaxine is a drug belonging to the antidepressant and anti-anxiety agents that aid in the control of depression and anxiety attacks.

Venlafaxine indications

This medicine is used to treat mental depression, as well as anxiety disorders and its symptoms.

Venlafaxine warnings

Before taking this antidepressant drug, determine if you are allergic to this medication or other components of Venlafaxine Sanis Health.

Venlafaxine and pregnancy

This drug has not been tested in pregnant women but tests on pregnant rats indicated that high doses of Venlafaxine lead to birth defects and foetal death. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become so when you are prescribed this medication.

This antidepressant medication has a tendency to be passed into breast milk and may cause unwanted side effects in the nursing infant. It is advised that you stop breast feeding when using Venlafaxine Sanis Health.

You must also inform your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions:

Brain problems such as brain damage or mental retardation

Seizures. The risks of developing seizures may be increased when on Venlafaxine medication.

Heart Diseases

High blood pressure or low blood pressure. This product may further worsen these medical conditions.

Kidney Problems

Liver disease. If you have liver disease, your doctor may significantly lower your dosage to prevent increase blood levels.

Mania - the condition of patients with a history of maniac tendencies may be worsened when taking the medication.

Weight loss. The intake of Venlafaxine may increase weight loss in patients who are following weight loss programs in an unhealthy manner.

Venlafaxine intake guidelines

Take this antidepressant medication as prescribed by your doctor. Do not deviate from their instructions and follow the guidelines outlined for the proper intake of this medicine.

Venlafaxine should be taken with meals or on a full stomach to lessen stomach upsets associated therewith.

If you are taking the extended release capsule, never chew or break the capsule. Swallow it whole.

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Venlafaxine dosage

The dosage of Venlafaxine varies from patient to patient depending on factors such as age, body weight and degree of mental depression and anxiety.

The usual dose for adults for the treatment of depression ranges from 75 mg to 375 mg a day, to be determined by the patient's doctor.

The usual dose for adults for the treatment of anxiety ranges from 75 mg to 225 mg per day, to be determined by the patient's doctor.

Venlafaxine overdose

If an overdose is suspected, immediately consult a doctor. If symptoms worsen and become intolerable, seek emergency medical attention immediately. The symptoms of an Venlafaxine overdose include:

agitation

convulsions and seizures

extreme drowsiness

unusual and extreme tiredness

burning and prickling sensations on the skin

trembling and shaking

Venlafaxine missed dose

It is strongly advised never to take a double dose of this medication. If a dose is missed, skip it and only take the next dose in the schedule.

Venlafaxine side effects

Unwanted side effects of Venlafaxine include:

changes in vision e.g. blurry or distorted vision and double vision

decrease in libido

headaches

high blood pressure

abnormal dreams

anxiety

nervousness

chills

constipation

diarrhea

insomnia

vomiting

weight loss

These are the most common side effects of Venlafaxine Sanis Health.

atypical side effects include:

chest pains

arrhythmia

mood and mental instability

ringing and buzzing in the ears

convulsions and seizures

lockjaw

postural hypotension

menstrual changes

swelling

problems in urination

Ask for medical advice if you experience any of the side effects listed above.

Venlafaxine drug reactions

Let your medical consultant or doctor know if you are taking any of the following medicines before taking Venlafaxine Sanis Health:

busiprone

bromocriptine

tricyclic anti depressants

dextromathorpan

lithium

levodopa

meperidine

nefazodone

pentazocine

serotonin reuptake inhibitors

street drugs

sumatriptan

tramadol

trazodone

tryptophan

moclobemide

MOAI

You may be prescribed a lower dose of Venlafaxine or you may be advised to entirely taking it entirely.

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Venlafaxine pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Venlafaxine available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Price
Apo-Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Apo-Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Apo-Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 150 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 37.5 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 75 mg
Co Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Co Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Co Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Effexor 100 mg tablet2.92 USD
Effexor 25 mg tablet2.4 USD
Effexor 30 25 mg tablet Bottle74.82 USD
Effexor 30 75 mg tablet Bottle87.83 USD
Effexor 37.5 mg tablet2.5 USD
Effexor 50 mg tablet2.6 USD
Effexor 75 mg tablet2.7 USD
Effexor XR 150 mg 24 Hour Capsule5.87 USD
Effexor XR 30 37.5 mg 24 Hour Capsule Bottle144.33 USD
Effexor XR 75 mg 24 Hour Capsule5.39 USD
Effexor Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule2.16 USD
Effexor Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.02 USD
Effexor Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule2.05 USD
Effexor xr 150 mg capsule5.65 USD
Effexor xr 37.5 mg capsule4.63 USD
Effexor xr 75 mg capsule4.76 USD
Mylan-Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Mylan-Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Mylan-Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Novo-Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Novo-Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Novo-Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Pms-Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Pms-Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Pms-Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Ratio-Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Ratio-Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Ratio-Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Sandoz Venlafaxine Xr 150 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.2 USD
Sandoz Venlafaxine Xr 37.5 mg Extended-Release Capsule0.57 USD
Sandoz Venlafaxine Xr 75 mg Extended-Release Capsule1.14 USD
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 150 mg
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 225 mg
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 37.5 mg
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 75 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 50 mg
Tablets; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 100 mg
Tablets; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 25 mg
Tablets; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 37.5 mg
Tablets; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 50 mg
Tablets; Oral; Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 75 mg
Venlafaxine HCl 150 mg 24 Hour tablet4.72 USD
Venlafaxine HCl 30 225 mg 24 Hour tablet Bottle276.98 USD
Venlafaxine HCl 30 37.5 mg 24 Hour tablet Bottle114.46 USD
Venlafaxine HCl 75 mg 24 Hour tablet4.42 USD
Venlafaxine hcl 100 mg tablet2.36 USD
Venlafaxine hcl 25 mg tablet1.98 USD
Venlafaxine hcl 37.5 mg tablet2.04 USD
Venlafaxine hcl 50 mg tablet2.1 USD
Venlafaxine hcl 75 mg tablet2.23 USD

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Venlafaxine destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Venlafaxine Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Venlafaxine pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."VENLAFAXINE TABLET [NCS HEALTHCARE OF KY, INC DBA VANGARD LABS]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."VENLAFAXINE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLET, EXTENDED RELEASE [LAKE ERIE MEDICAL & SURGICAL SUPPLY DBA QUALITY CARE PRODUCTS LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "venlafaxine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Venlafaxine?

Depending on the reaction of the Venlafaxine after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Venlafaxine not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Venlafaxine addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Venlafaxine, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Venlafaxine consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

Two visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Venlafaxine drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 101-200mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
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101-200mg1
50.0%
51-100mg1
50.0%

Three visitors reported age

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46-602
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16-291
33.3%

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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