Treatment: Venlafaxine (Effexor)

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Venlafaxine (Effexor)

Venlafaxine, or Effexor, is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) used to treat major depressive disorder and various anxiety disorders. It prevents serotonin from being reabsorbed into the system, therefore producing more serotonin.

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Well it's a cheap copy of the slow release capsules, but it's tablets and causes side effects.3/16/2013 at 12:37 PM
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No this is a horrible drug! With terrible SIDE EFFECTS and should never be administered!4/21/2012 at 09:21 PM
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causes high blood pressure so put me on escitalopram bt has side effects..that contributes to panic6/7/2011 at 11:22 AM
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mise à distance plus importante que le Prozac mas je paniquais quand même. prise de poids.5/8/2011 at 03:41 AM
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It worked really well. Would not recommend it because of withdrawal symptoms.3/31/2011 at 11:39 AM
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Last updated on Aug 26 2015 at 19:24
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