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Venlift Od 75mg Capsule

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Venlift Od 75 MG Description

Venlift Capsule is used for the treatment of major depressive disorders. Major depressive disorder is a type of mood disorder. It is also known as clinical depression, characterised by a feeling of sa...
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ContainsVenlafaxine(75.0 Mg)
UsesMajor depressive disorder
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Headache, Drowsiness, Sweating, Weakness, Sexual dysfunction
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Venlift Od 75 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Venlift is used in the treatment of Major depressive disorder (MDD).

Contraindications of Venlift Od 75 MG

  • If you are allergic to components of Venlift Capsule, i.e. Venlafaxine.
  • If you are taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) and antipsychotic medications.
  • If you are already using other anti-anxiety or sedative medicines.
  • If you have acute angle glaucoma, which increases the fluid pressure in the eyes.
  • If you are below 18 years.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have respiratory issues.
  • If you have a heart condition.
  • If you are pregnant and a lactating mother.

Side effects of Venlift Od 75 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Sweating
  • Weakness
  • Sexual dysfunction

Precautions and Warnings of Venlift Od 75 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Venlift Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
No, Venlift Capsule is unsafe during pregnancy. Some research studies have shown a definite risk to unborn babies, including heart defects, defects of the brain and spine, cleft lip, cleft palate, etc. Sometimes your doctor may prescribe this medicine during serious conditions if they think the benefits outweigh the risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Venlift Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Venlift Capsule is not recommended during breastfeeding. It gets excreted into breast milk and can harm the baby. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for a while or prescribe low doses if you continue breastfeeding. Discuss the potential risks and benefits of taking this medicine with your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Venlift Capsule?
A:
Venlift Capsule may cause side effects that could affect your ability to drive. The tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision and can cause dizziness, lethargy, lightheadedness. Do not drive if you are experiencing these side effects after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Venlift Capsule?
A:
No. It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption with Venlift Capsule. Alcohol can interfere with the functioning of the medication and cause severe side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Venlift Capsule.
  • You have any suicidal ideation or self-harming thoughts.
  • You experience severe changes in thought, behaviour or mood.
  • You notice serotonin syndrome-like symptoms.
  • You have trouble breathing or talking,
  • Your symptoms do not improve, or there is worsening of your condition.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms like agitation, nausea, tremor, sweating and confusion.
  • You are using any ayurvedic or herbal medicines, vitamins and other health supplements.
  • You are over 65 years; the dose of this medicine should be carefully monitored to prevent serious side effects.

Mode of Action of Venlift Od 75 MG

How Does It Work?

Venlift Capsule contains Venlafaxine as an active ingredient. Venlafaxine is an antidepressant belonging to the serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) class of medicine. It works by ...
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Directions for Use of Venlift Od 75 MG

  • Take the Venlift Capsule precisely as prescribed by the doctor.
  • You can take this medicine with or without food or as prescribed.
  • Take this medication on a regular schedule, preferably at the same time every day.
  • Take the capsule as a whole with a full glass of water. Do not break/crush the capsule or chew this medicine.
  • Do not take this capsule with other medications without consulting your doctor.
  • Don’t stop taking this medication suddenly, as it may lead to withdrawal side effects.
  • Do not consume if the package has been opened.
  • Don’t exceed the dosage, even if you cannot feel its effects.

Interactions of Venlift Od 75 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • MAOI (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) like Selegiline, Rasagiline, Isocarboxazid; and antidepressants, lithium, triptans, buspirone, amphetamines, tramadol, tryptophan, is strictly contraindicated as it...
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  • Interaction with metoprolol can lead to excessive bradycardia (slow heart rate).
  • Interaction with antipsychotics (haloperidol, pimozide), antihistamines, and tricyclic antidepressants can prolong QT interval on ECG.
  • NSAIDs, Aspirin, and other medications that affect coagulation may interact and increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Azole antifungals, clarithromycin or CYP2C19 inhibitors (e.g. fluconazole, fluvoxamine, omeprazole) interaction may cause increased serum levels.
  • Interaction with Herbal products like St john’s wort can lead to life-threatening side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the usual diet as food doesn’t influence the effect of the Venlift Capsule. However, Avoid consuming this medicine with cola drinks, chocolates and caffeine-containing food items...
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  • Speak with your doctor about any supplements or herbal drinks you are currently taking before using this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Venlift Od 75 MG

Store Venlift Capsule at room temperature in a cool and dry area, away from sunlight. Keep the medication away from children and pet animals in a closed or locked cabinet. Do not remove the medicine f...
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Dosage of Venlift Od 75 MG

Overdose

Venlift Capsule overdose can cause confusion, agitation, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, slight tremors, anxiety, changes in blood pressure, and sleep disturbances. Large overdoses can also p...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Venlift Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If you remember missing a dose of this tablet when it's already time to take the next one, then skip the missed dose and ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Zishan Ahmad

Final year MBBS Student

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Venlift Capsule a habit-forming medicine?

A: Venlift Capsule contains Venlafaxine, and it is not a habit-forming medicine. However, if you are taking this medicine for a long time and suddenly stop taking it, then it may result in some unpleasant physical feelings.

Q: How much dosage of Venlift Capsule, and how long should I take this medicine to see the effects?

A: The dose and duration of Venlift Capsule for the desired effect in managing depression is not clinically established. It varies from person to person. Do not change the dose on your own, even if you cannot feel its effects. Please consult your doctor for further information.

Q: Is Venlift Capsule suitable for all age groups, i.e, Children and elderly?

A: No. Venlift Capsule are not approved for usage in children below 18 years. Administering this medicine can suddenly cause a change in mood and increase the risk of suicidal tendencies. Also, this medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients because they are more prone to hepatic and renal impairment.
Product Details
Brand
VENLIFT OD
Expires on or After
29/06/2022

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