What is Venlafaxine?
Venlafaxine HCL is an antidepressant classified as selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It’s been designed for treating conditions having to do with an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. You can buy Venlafaxine over the internet these days, finding a good choice of dosages and types of tablet to suit your individual needs. This medicine was approved by the FDA and can be used safely by the patient, as long as all the recommendations are observed and the right dose is taken.
Venlafaxine HCL is used for the treatment of conditions like anxiety, panic disorder and major depressive disorder. In each of those cases, it works by restoring the balance of chemicals in the brain and helping the patient be in control over their symptoms and behavior. This medicine will have to be used regularly for the patient to see significant improvement of the condition present.
Venlafaxine HCL is available as Venlafaxine XR or Venlafaxine ER (both extended-release) capsules, as well as regular immediate release tablets. Which form you need to be using will have to be determined by your health care provider.
Venlor XR (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride 37.5 mg)
Dosage and directions
You could be prescribed Venlafaxine 75 mg, Venlafaxine 37.5 mg or Venlafaxine 25 mg, depending on the condition being treated. The 75 dose usually needs to be taken only once daily, with a full glass of water, while the 25 mg and the 37.5 mg doses may need to be used once or twice, which will need to be determined by the doctor. The dose prescribed may later need to be adjusted.
Venlafaxine HCL may cause a few mild side effects, although most patients will not get any. Mild side effects include decreased sex drive, impotence, mild nausea, changes in appetite or weight, constipation, dizziness, increased sweating, drowsiness, blurred vision and dry mouth and usually go away on their own. Your doctor will need to be contacted if your develop any serious side effects, which are very rare, such as hallucinations, diarrhea, stiff muscles, hallucinations, chest tightness, sweating, high fever, fast heart rate, shallow breathing, overactive reflexes or easy bruising.