Venlor

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Description

Drug Description

Venlor XR is an antidepressant, the main active substance of which is Venlafaxine. Venlor is used for the treatment of mental disorders, such as depression, mood swings, social phobia, panic attacks and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). Venlor belongs to the group of selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. Moreover, Venlor is used for the prevention of depression relapse.

Drug Information

This drug is perfect for the treatment of severe diseases and symptoms of anxiety disorder such as nervousness, loss of interest in life, sleeping disorders, weakness, lack of appetite, sense of guilt, loss of self-confidence, suicidal tendencies and difficulty concentrating.
Venlor is also used for the treatment of mood swings, destructive emotions and different anxiety disorders.
Venlor changes certain brain chemicals that can be unbalanced in the patients with anxiety disorder. This drug is a very powerful inhibitor, which allows you to alleviate the symptoms of depression.

Dosage

Venlor must be taken orally (by mouth). Take it after the meal, every day at the same time every day to achieve maximum efficiency.
The medicine must be taken in the morning or in the evening. Venlor capsules must be swallowed whole with water. Don’t try to crush, break or dissolve the capsule.
The dosage depends on the patient’s age, medical condition and reaction to the drug. You must take Venlor for at least a month to note significant improvement.

Adverse effects

As any other medicine, Venlor may cause some adverse effects, such as:

  • rash,
  • head pain,
  • breathing problems,
  • dryness in the mouth,
  • loose bowels,
  • sickness,
  • vomiting
  • skin rash and face swelling.

Sometimes you can note some serious adverse effects, for example:

  • anxiety,
  • aggressive behavior,
  • hyperactivity,
  • suicidal tendencies,
  • difficulty concentrating,
  • memory impairment,
  • instability,
  • hallucinations,
  • chest pain or congestion.

Never stop the treatment abruptly, as it can have some adverse effects, which can even be fatal. Therefore, you must reduce the dosage gradually.

Contraindications

Inform you physician if you’re taking any other drug so that he can choose the most suitable treatment and to avoid any drug interactions.
To ensure your safety, ask your doctor any questions you have about Venlor.
Avoid drinking alcohol during the treatment, as it can increase the drug effects.