Effexor XR Drug

Important Information about Effexor

  • Its generic name is venlafaxine.
  • It is used in the treatment of the depressive disorder and panic disorders. Also it will help in treatment of mood setting by changing some substances in the brain.
  • Do not use effexor if you are allergic to venlafaxine.
  • It must be stored at room temperature and away from the moisture.

Side Effects of Effexor:

  • Increased blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision)
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash
  • Very stiff muscles, high fever, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, overactive reflexes
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, feeling unsteady, loss of coordination
  • Headache, trouble concentrating, memory problems, weakness, confusion, hallucinations, fainting, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops.

Less serious Effexor side effects may include:

  • Drowsiness, dizziness, feeling nervous
  • Dry mouth
  • Mild nausea, constipation
  • Decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased appetite
  • Changes in weight.