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Venla Xr 75 MG Description

Venla XR tablet is a prescription medicine. It is mainly used to treat major depressive disorder. It is composed of a single active component, Venlafaxine. It is an antidepressant medication. The mod

e of action of Venla XR tablets is by improving the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain, which can lower the symptoms of depression and elevate the mood. Major depressive disorder (MDD), also known as clinical depression, is one of the most common psychological and mood disorders. It induces intense feelings of sadness, loneliness, and loss of interest. Treating these symptoms correctly and raising the quality of life is the main use of Venla XR tablets. Do not abruptly stop taking Venla XR tablets without asking your doctor, as it can lead to withdrawal symptoms such as shaking, dizziness, agitation, profuse sweating, etc. The dosage of Venla XR medicine should be looked at because it can increase the tendency of self-harm or suicidal thoughts if used for a long time. Avoid drinking or driving after taking this medicine. It should not be used in children without consulting a doctor due to the increased risk of suicidal behaviour. Sleepiness, loss of appetite, sexual disorder, sudden mood changes, etc., are some of the side effects of Venla XR tablets. It is vital to communicate with the doctor if any side effects persist for a long time.


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ContainsVenlafaxine(75.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder
Side effectsBalance problems, Slight tremor, Anxiety, Changes in blood pressure, Sleep disturbances, Mental status changes, Changes in heart rate, Delirium, Seizures, Loss of consciousness
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Uses of Venla Xr 75 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Venla XR tablets are used to manage the symptoms of major depressive disorder.

Contraindications of Venla Xr 75 MG

  • Venla Xr tablets have the following contraindications:
  • If you have a known hypersensitive reaction to any components of Venla XR tablets
  • If you notice having sudden mood changes, suicidal thoughts or self-harming behaviour
  • If you have bipolar disorder (sudden mood changes), this medicine can increase agitation and aggression
  • If you are using other antidepressants medications
  • If you have a known history of urinary tract problems, heart condition or bleeding condition, the dose of Velflex medicine should be carefully monitored
  • If you have angle-closure glaucoma (an eye disorder), this medicine can worsen the condition
  • If you are under 18

Side effects of Venla Xr 75 MG

  • Venla Xr tablets have the following side effects:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Inability to stay still
  • Weakness or tiredness
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Suicidal thoughts

Precautions and Warnings of Venla Xr 75 MG



Can I take a Venla XR tablet during pregnancy?
Do not take a Venla XR tablet if you are pregnant, as It can be unsafe to use in pregnant women. Although there are limited studies, some have shown severe effects on developing foetuses in early pregnancy. This medicine can also cause many congenital disabilities in babies, including heart defects, brain and spine defects, cleft lip, cleft palate, etc. Consult your doctor if you want to take Ventor XR tablets during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Venla XR tablet while breastfeeding?
Venla XR tablet can be unsafe during breastfeeding as it may pass into the baby through the mother's milk. Ask your doctor about the benefits and risks of this medicine if you want to use it while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken a Venla XR tablet?
Driving is not advisable after taking a Venla XR tablet. It can cause side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, delayed reflexes, and blurred vision that can affect your driving ability.


Can I consume alcohol with a Venla XR tablet?
You cannot consume alcohol with a Venla XR tablet. Alcohol can interfere with the effectiveness of Veflex medication and cause exaggerated side effects such as vomiting, dizziness, and loss of consciousness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suddenly stopped taking Venla XR tablets; this can cause withdrawal symptoms like tremors, excessive sweating, vomiting, irritation, etc.
  • You are using ayurvedic or herbal medicines, vitamins, supplements, etc.
  • You are using medication for blood pressure.
  • You experience changes in sexual functioning; this medicine may lower your sexual desire and cause sexual dysfunction.
  • You are over 65 years; the dose of Venla XR medicine should be carefully monitored to prevent serious side effects.
  • You had a heart attack recently.
  • You have a severe kidney or liver disease.
  • You have a surgical or dental procedure planned.

Mode of Action of Venla Xr 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Venla Xr tablets contain one active ingredient, Venlafaxine. It is a type of antidepressant medicine. It works by blocking certain receptors and decreasing the reuptake of chemical substances serotoni...
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Directions for Use of Venla Xr 75 MG

  • Take the Venla XR tablet exactly in the prescribed dose and the duration.
  • Do not change the medicine dose, even if you cannot discern its effects.
  • Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water; do not break or chew it.
  • Take Venla XR tablets with or without food.
  • Do not use the medicine if its packaging is open or damaged.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Veflex medication, which can cause adverse effects.
  • Do not take it with other medicines without informing your doctor.

Interactions of Venla Xr 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take Venla XR medicine if you take other antidepressants like linezolid, methylene blue, etc. Mixing medicines can cause severe and sometimes fatal reactions.
  • While using Venla XR tablets, do not use medications such as opioid pain relievers, cough medicine, muscle relaxants, sleeping pills or antihistamines (allergy medication) like cetirizine, as they can...
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  • If you are using blood thinners and antiplatelet medicines, Venla XR tablets can increase the risk of bleeding or bruising.
  • Having Venla XR tablets and herbal medicines that increase serotonin levels like St John’s wort plant extracts or antidepressants like fluoxetine can cause serotonin toxicity in the body. This can res...
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Interactions with food items

  • Try to avoid grapefruit and its juice with this medicine. It increases the level of Velflex tablets in the body and causes side effects.
  • Venla XR tablets do not have any known severe interactions with food. It is possible to take this medicine before or after consuming food.

Storage and disposal of Venla Xr 75 MG

Store Venla XR tablets in a dry place at room temperature. Protect the medicine from wet surfaces, direct sunlight, and humid conditions. Keep Venla XR tablets out of the reach of pets and children. ...
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Dosage of Venla Xr 75 MG


A Venla XR tablet overdose can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, drowsiness, slight tremors, anxiety, changes in blood pressure, confusion, agitation and sleep disturbances. Large overdoses...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a single dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you recall. However, if it is time for the next dose of this tablet, then skip the missed one and continue with the current dose o...
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Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Will Venla XR tablets cause addiction or dependency if I use them every day?

A: If you use it in prescribed doses, the Venla XR tablet does not cause addiction and does not have dependency potential. But, do not alter the dose or stop it abruptly without asking your doctor, as this can cause side effects and worsen the depression in some cases.

Q: How long should I use the Venla XR tablets to see the changes in symptoms?

A: The exact dose and duration of Venla XR tablets for visible results in managing depression are not clinically established. It varies from person to person. Do not change the dose on your own, even if you do not notice any difference. Please consult your doctor.

Q: Are Venla XR tablets safe to give to a child?

A: No. Venla XR tablets are not approved for treating depression in children. Giving this medicine can increase the frequency of mood changes, increasing the risk of suicidal tendencies. If your child is experiencing any symptoms of depression, consult a doctor for appropriate treatment.
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Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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