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Drug Information Page

Effexor (venlafaxine)

Classification: Phenethylamine Monoamine Reuptake Inhibitor Antidepressant

Form: 25mg, 37.5mg, 50mg, 75mg, and 100mg tablet

Usual Dosage:25mg three times a day with a maximum of 225mg in a 24 hour period

Instructions: should be taken with food

Side effects to report to your doctor

  • problems urinating
  • insomnia or somulence
  • nausea / vomiting /diarrhea
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • sexual dysfunction (ejaculatory delay)
  • unusual dreams

Precautions
Do not give this drug to persons younger than 18.. Do not drink alcohol with this medication.

*Do not take if pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant. Do not take if breast feeding.

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