Effexor XR can be used for treating depression, generalized or social anxiety disorder, or social anxiety disorder. Effexor XR can be a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). It works by restoring the balance of certain natural substances inside the brain (serotonin and norepinephrine), that helps to further improve certain mood problems.
Use Effexor XR as directed by your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions you might have about how to make use of Effexor XR.
Store Effexor XR at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Effexor XR out of the reach of children and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Venlafaxine hydrochloride.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, but many people have no, or minor, unwanted side effects.
Check using your doctor if these most common unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Abnormal dreams; blurred vision; alterations in taste; constipation; decreased sexual interest or ability; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; flushing; headache; increased sweating; decrease of appetite; nausea; nervousness; stomach upset; sleep problems; vomiting; weakness; weight loss; yawning.
Seek medical help right away if all of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; blood in 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, panic and anxiety attacks, or restlessness; persistent or severe ringing within the ears; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe or persistent anxiety, nervousness, or sleep problems; severe or persistent cough; severe or persistent headache, dizziness, stomach pain, or weakness; breathlessness; significant weight reduction; suicidal thoughts or attempts; tremor; trouble concentrating; unsteadiness or loss 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 listing of all negative effects that will occur. If you've got questions about unwanted side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Effexor XR if:
Contact your medical professional or physician right away if some of these sign up for you.
Some health conditions may interact with Effexor XR. Tell your physician or pharmacist for those who have any health concerns, particularly when any of the following apply to you:
Some medicines may interact with Effexor XR. Tell your medical provider if you take any other medicines, especially any in the following:
This might not be a total report on all interactions which could occur. Ask your medical provider if Effexor XR may connect to other medicines which you take. Check using your doctor before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Effexor XR may cause injury to the fetus if it can be used during the last three months of childbearing. If you get pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the huge benefits and perils of using Effexor XR while you happen to be pregnant. Effexor XR can be found in breast milk. Do not breastfeed while taking Effexor XR.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.