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Venlafaxine And Metabolite
Yes: Yes, venlafaxine is the chemical name for effexor. Effexor is a trade name and now there are generic equivalents available. If the prescription bottle says venlafaxine, then it is probably a generic. Effexor = venlafaxine works by essentially enhancing the transmission of serotonin and noradrenaline in the central nervous system. A newer antidepresant, pristiq, (desvenlafaxine) is the metabolite of venlafaxine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antidepressant: It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever want to stop medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iv been on venlafaxine for depresion but havnt been able to leave house even for work and IV lost my job, i don't even want to tell my doctor, ?
Unfortunate: It is unfortunate, you lost the job because of depression. Depression can be treated. Many people are getting benefitted with the treatments available now. Ask yourprimary care physician to refer you to a psychiatrist. There are several other antidepressants available besides venlafaxine. In addition to medication you may need some counselling also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There could be an uncomfortable discontinuation syndrome. It would be safer and more comfortable. ...Read more
Safe amount of acetaminophen a day if I take a Trileptal 1200 mg/day a know inducer of CYP (increased toxic acetaminophen metabolite)?
After 6 years my secured ST Elev disappeared after starting with Effexor (venlafaxine) 225mg since und weeks. Can that happen? Im afraid of getting a deadly SAC.
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