Venlor Xr 75 & 150 Mg (Venlafaxine)
Also known as: Effexor, Effexor XR
Active ingredient: Venlafaxine
Packaging Type: 10 caps/blister
Manufacturer : Cipla
Product Code: PR10306
What is Venlor Xr 75 & 150 Mg?
Venlor XR is a medicine prescribed to treat various kinds of depressive and anxiety disorders like panic attacks, bipolar depression, suicidal ideations, social anxiety disorder, and sleep disorders.
Class and Mechanism of Action
Venlor XR contains Venlafaxine as the active drug. It is an antidepressant belonging to the group of SNRIs (serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor). Venlor actively inhibits reuptake of neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It is also a weak reuptake inhibitor of dopamine. By this activity it restores the balance of these chemicals that are responsible for mood balance and happiness.
Looking after your drug
Store it in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children.
How to take the medication?
Take it orally with food preferably at the same time each day. Swallow the tablet whole.
37.5 mg, 75 mg & 150mg - Dosage depends on the condition being treated and requires titration until desired effect is achieved. Consult your doctor for your prescription.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Inform your doctor of any other medicines that you are taking. Do not consume alcohol when taking this drug. The patient on this medicine should be watched for any suicidal attempts. Use with caution in elderly, very young patients, and pregnant women.
Possible Side Effects
- Nervousness, drowsiness
- Blurred vision
- Nausea, constipation, appetite changes
- Weight changes
- Sexual problems
When should Venlor Xr (Venlafaxine) not be used?
Hypersensitivity to the drug, along with MAO Inhibitors
How long should you take Venlor Xr?
As long as prescribed.