Effexor XR (Venlafaxine)
Venlafaxine is a class of antidepressant drugs that is used for the treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety, panic attacks, et al. It is available under the brand name Effexor XR. This drug is classified under SNRI i.e. serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor.
Packet of Effexor XR 150 mg capsules for Canadian market
Buy Effexor XR
Effexor XR is available in various dosages, you can buy generic Venlafaxine 37.5 mg, 75 mg and 150 mg online. No prescription needed. All you need is to place an order for the required quantity on Canadian online pharmacy store.
Indications of Effexor XR
Effexor XR is used for the treatment of:
- Major depressive disorders
- Social phobia that is known as social anxiety disorder in medical terms
- Panic attacks
Effexor XR is also used in elevating the mood as well as energy level. It helps in restoring the interest in the regular living. It also reduces anxiety, fear, and unwanted thoughts. It effectively reduces the episodes of panic attacks.
How does it work?
Effexor XR works by establishing the balance between certain unbalanced natural substances like norepinephrine and serotonin in the brain.
Side- effects of Effexor XR
Like every drug, Effexor XR also has some side- effects. The side- effects arrange from mild to serious.
The mild side- effects caused by the use of Effexor XR are:
- Dry mouth
- Loss of appetite
- Blurred vision
- Unusual sweating
- Trouble in sleeping
These side- effects generally subside by themselves but, if they stay for a long time or worsen with time, you must consult your doctor.
The serious side- effects associated with Effexor XR are:
- Allergic Reaction: This is one of the most serious adverse reactions. It is very rare. It manifests as hives or skin rashes, swelling on face, throat, tongue or lips and trouble in breathing.
- Elevation in blood pressure
- Angle closure glaucoma
- Abnormal bleeding
- Discontinuation syndrome
- Activation of mania/ hypomania
- Change in appetite which is particular in paediatric patients
- Weight change as well as height change which is particular in paediatric patients
- Eosinophilic Pneumonia
- Interstitial lung disease
If you experience any of these adverse- effects, you must visit your doctor as soon as possible.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
It is always better to discuss every single thing with your doctor before you take this treatment. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, become pregnant or intend to become pregnant during the course of this treatment.
The effects of Effexor XR on the nursing babies are not known. It might pass into the breast milk and harm the nursing baby and so, you must discuss the potential adverse- effects with your doctor. It is advised to not to take this drug if you are a nursing mother.
How to take Effexor XR
You must take this medication as advised by your doctor. The medical practitioners curate the dose according to a severity of condition and response of the patient, so you must not reduce or increase the dose by yourself. Take it as guided by the doctor.
This medication is taken orally. Generally, it is taken one time a day with food. You can take it in morning or in evening.
- Prescribing Information (.pdf)