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Veniz Xr 150mg Capsules

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Veniz Xr Er 150 MG Description

Veniz Xr 150mg Cap contains venlafaxine hydrochloride as its main ingredient. It belongs to the group of medicines known as antidepressants. It is primarily used for the treatment of psychiatric disor...
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ContainsVenlafaxine(150.0 Mg)
Usesgeneral anxiety issues, social anxiety disorder, panic attacks
Side effectsDrowsiness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhoea, heartburn, stomach pain due to gas, vivid dreams or sleep problems, weight loss, dry mouth
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

  • Veniz Xr 150mg Cap is used for,
  • Treatment of general anxiety disorder
  • Treatment of clinical depression
  • Treatment of social anxiety issues
  • Treatment of panic disorders
  • Treatment of menopausal issues

Contraindications of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

  • If you suffer from cardiac ailments
  • If you have a history of stroke/heart failure
  • If you have an overactive thyroid
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you have bipolar disorder
  • If you have Low sodium/potassium levels in the blood
  • If you suffer from seizures
  • If you have any kidney diseases
  • If you have any liver problems
  • If you have glaucoma (increase in dry pressure due to defects in the eye structure)
  • If you have an inclination to depressive symptoms.
  • If you have thoughts of self-harm/self-injury.

Side effects of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain due to gas
  • Vivid dreams or sleep problems
  • Weight loss
  • Dry mouth
  • Uncontrolled muscle tremors

Precautions and Warnings of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Veniz Xr 150mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
No, clinical trials on animals have established that Veniz Xr 150mg Cap may be harmful to the developing foetus. Therefore, it is advised not to take this medication while pregnant. Consult your physician if you get pregnant or are planning a pregnancy while on this medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Veniz Xr 150mg Cap while breastfeeding?
A:
No, Veniz Xr 150mg Cap can pass via breast milk from mother to baby and cause symptoms like diarrhoea, weight loss, and sleep problems in infants. It may be prescribed if only absolutely necessary and when other optional medicines have failed to work. Consult your physician if you are prescribed to take this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Veniz Xr 150mg Cap?
A:
No, you may feel dizziness, nausea and tiredness, fatigue, stomach pain after taking Veniz Xr 150mg Cap. Therefore, driving or operating any heavy machinery is to be avoided.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Veniz Xr 150mg Cap?
A:
No, alcohol is prohibited while on therapy with Veniz Xr 150mg Cap. It may increase the severity of side effects like vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, constipation, and uncontrolled muscle tremors.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergy after taking Veniz Xr 150mg Cap, like rashes, hives or swelling on the face.
  • You want to increase/decrease the dose of the medication.
  • You experience side effects that are persistent or too severe and disrupt your everyday life.
  • You want to stop taking Veniz Xr 150mg Cap.
  • You have missed any dose/doses of Veniz Xr 150mg Cap.
  • You conceive during the course of Veniz Xr Cap or are planning a pregnancy.

Mode of Action of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

How Does It Work?

Veniz Xr 150mg Cap contains venlafaxine hydrochloride as its main ingredient. It acts by attaching itself to specific receptors in the brain, which inhibits the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrin...
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Directions for Use of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

  • Veniz Xr 150mg Cap comes as a strip of 10 capsules to be taken orally with water with/without food as prescribed by your physician.
  • Veniz Xr capsule is to be consumed whole without chewing or crushing. It can be given along with a spoon full of applesauce for children who are not able to swallow capsules.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, the capsule should be taken at the same time each day.
  • The expiry date should be checked before starting the medication.
  • Do not share your medication with anyone you know who has anxiety issues.
  • Do not change the dose of Veniz Xr Cap without consulting your physician.
  • Do not stop taking Veniz Xr Cao abruptly without talking to your physician as it may cause withdrawal symptoms like dizziness, fatigue, vomiting, sleep problems.
  • Weight loss in children should be monitored.
  • Blood pressure should be monitored daily in known cases of high blood pressure.
  • Any worsening of symptoms should be reported to your doctor.

Interactions of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Veniz Xr 150mg Cap can cause adverse reactions when taken along with:
  • Anticoagulants like warfarin – can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • NSAIDs – can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Painkillers like aspirin, advil, diclofenac, ibuprofen, celebrex, increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Amphetamine - can cause serotonin syndrome (shivering, muscle stiffness, rapid heart rate, and fever), which happens due to excess accumulation of serotonin in the body. It may be fatal if not medical...
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  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors like isocarboxazid, phenelzine, and selegiline can lead to an increased risk of serotonin syndrome, therefore a 14 days gap is advised between stopping one medicine and st...
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Interactions with food items

  • Veniz Xr 150mg Cap does not react adversely with any food.
  • Alcohol consumption is prohibited while taking this medication as it may increase the severity of side effects like vomiting, tiredness, dizziness, and sleep problems.

Storage and disposal of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

Veniz Xr 150mg Cap should always be stored at room temperature and away from direct sunlight. It should be kept away from children and pets at home. The disposal of any unused/expired Veniz Xr 150mg...
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Dosage of Veniz Xr Er 150 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Veniz Xr 150mg Cap can cause drowsiness, chest pain, and breathing difficulties. It may lead to loss of consciousness if not managed. Veniz Xr 150mg Cap overdose can cause serotonin syndr...
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Missed a Dose

Veniz Xr 150mg Cap has to be taken every day at around the same time. If you miss a dose of Veniz Xr 150mg Cap, you can take the missed dose as soon as you recall. If the next scheduled dose is only a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When will Veniz Xr 150mg Cap start working for me?

A: Most medicines used for psychiatric disorders take a few days to a few weeks to show their full benefits. You may need to wait for 2 to 6 weeks for the Veniz Xr 150mg Cap to make you feel better. Consult your physician if you do not feel better even after six weeks of taking the medication.

Q: Will Veniz Xr 150mg increase my blood pressure?

A: Yes, Veniz Xr 150mg Cap contains venlafaxine, which is known to increase blood pressure, especially on prolonged use. Let your physician know if you are already on medicines for lowering high blood pressure. You must monitor your blood pressure regularly during the course of Veniz Xr Cap.

Q: Will Veniz Xr 150mg Cap make me sleepy or drowsy?

A: Yes, one of the side effects of Veniz Xr Cap is feeling dizzy, drowsy, and sleepy. Therefore any activity that requires focus, like the use of heavy machinery, or driving, should be avoided after taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
VENIZ XR ER
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 03:11 PM (IST)

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