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Venlor Xr 37.5mg Cap

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Medical Description

Venlor-XR Capsule is used in treating depression and anxiety disorders. It affects the chemicals in the brain that cause anxiety symptoms like irritation, restlessness, concentration problems, fatigue...
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Product Summary

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ContainsVenlafaxine(37.5 Mg)
UsesDepressive disorder, Anxiety disorder, Panic disorder
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Insomnia, Decreased appetite
ClassificationANTI-DEPRESSANT
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Uses of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

  • Depression and symptoms of major depressive disorder.
  • Panic disorder and fear associated with it.
  • Generalised anxiety and excessive worrying.
  • In depression, it helps to stabilise mood disorders such as severe sorrow, impatience, and a loss of interest in activities.

Contraindications of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

  • If you have a known allergy to venlafaxine or other active components in the formulation, you should avoid taking this medication.
  • If you are on MAOI (Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors)like Rasagiline/Selegiline, you should not take Venlor Xr Capsule. It can be taken at least 14 days after you've stopped taking MAOIs.
  • If you are diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, this medication should be taken with extreme caution.
  • If you are receiving methylene blue injection treatment, a Venlor capsule will not prescribe to you.

Side effects of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Decreased appetite
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Ejaculation disorder (inability to ejaculate semen)
  • Dry mouth
  • Anorexia (loss of appetite for food)
  • Anorgasmia (sexual dysfunction)

Precautions and Warnings of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Venlor Xr Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Venlor Xr Capsule could be hazardous if taken while pregnant. Despite the absence of human studies, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the growing foetus. Talk to your obstetrician and psychiatrist before recommending them to you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Venlor Xr Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Taking Venlor-XR Capsule during breastfeeding is typically not safe for the newborn. The medicine can transfer into breast milk and harm the newborn. If the newborn is showing drowsiness and weight changes, consult the concerned doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Venlor Xr Capsule?
A:
Venlor-XR Capsule may have side effects that make it unsafe to drive. Venlor-XR Capsule can cause dizziness, disorientation, and vision changes such as blurred vision, all of which can impair your ability to drive. Avoid driving a car or using machinery if you have any of these symptoms while taking this medication

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Venlor Xr Capsule?
A:
When taking this prescription, it is not recommended to drink alcohol. It raises the risk of side effects such as dizziness, difficulty concentrating, impaired judgement, and so on. You should avoid doing anything that requires a high level of mental alertness while taking this medicine, such as driving a car or operating machinery, if you drink alcohol while taking it.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience suicidal thoughts in some instances or any changes in behaviour or mood.
  • You have had recurrent urinary tract infections because it has the potential to aggravate them.
  • You are diagnosed with bleeding disorders.
  • You experience agitation and violent behaviour after taking this medicine.
  • You feel jittery, or you have mood swings or negative thoughts. Do not abruptly stop taking your prescription without first consulting your doctor.
  • You might feel constipated after taking Venlor-XR 37.5 Capsule. Drink plenty of water and eat a fibre-rich diet. You may also want to try using laxatives. Your doctor will advise you on how to avoid o...
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Mode of Action of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Venlor-XR Capsule works by raising the amounts of chemical messengers serotonin and noradrenaline, the naturally occurring compounds in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

Directions for Use of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

  • Always follow your doctor's instructions when taking Venlor Xr Capsule.
  • The concerned physician suggests the dosage of this medicine.
  • Take this medication at the same time every day if possible.
  • Take a Venlor XR capsule with food. It should be swallowed down with water.
  • Crushing, breaking, or chewing the pill is not recommended.
  • Although symptoms improve, do not stop taking Venlor Xr Capsule suddenly.
  • Do not stop taking this Venlor Xr Capsule tablet without seeing your physician

Interactions of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Mirtazapine with Venlor-XR Capsule can be significantly adverse. Serotonin syndrome is a dangerous illness that can result from it.
  • Taking Venlor-XR Capsule with gabapentin can induce increased tiredness, sleepiness, and a loss of attention at work.
  • Serotonin levels are raised by both Citalopram and Venlor-XR Capsule. Hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia, and coma are symptoms of this poten...
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  • Lithium and Venlor XR, if taken together, increase the chance of side effects.
  • Sertraline and Venlor XR taken together can magnify the side effects. Notify your doctor if you take either of these medicines.
  • Before taking venlafaxine, tell your doctor if you're taking Warfarin or other anticoagulants.
  • Taking venlafaxine Aspirin or other NSAIDs can increase the risk of kidney or liver illnesses.

Interactions with food items

  • Food Interaction information is not available for the Venlor Xr Capsule.

Storage and disposal of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

Keep this medicine in its original container or packet. Keep the medications in a cold, dry location. Store this medication in a cool, dry place with a temperature below 30°C. Take the cotton ball fro...
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Dosage of Venlor Er 37.5 MG

Overdose

If you think you've taken a higher dose or overdose, call the doctor right away. Agitation, hallucinations, convulsions, and nausea are all symptoms of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

As soon as you remember that the dose is missed, take the capsule. The missed dose can be skipped if the next scheduled dose is less than 4 hours away.

Content Details

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Dr. Anuj Tiwari

MBBS, DNB Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Venlor-XR Capsule affect my body weight?

A: Yes. Weight loss is seen in some persons taking Venlor-XR Capsule. In research investigations, patients treated with Venlor-XR Capsule for several weeks showed a dose-dependent weight reduction. If it affects you, please see your doctor.

Q: Is it possible that Venlor-XR Capsule will cause high blood pressure?

A: Yes. Treatment with Venlor-XR Capsule has been linked to long-term rises in blood pressure in certain people. It is suggested that patients taking Venlor-XR Capsule get their blood pressure checked regularly. Dose reduction or withdrawal should be considered in such cases.

Q: Why does Venlor-XR Capsule make me feel full all the time?

A: Venlor-XR Capsule is known to produce changes in the levels of neurotransmitters and chemicals in the brain, resulting in a loss of appetite that is dose-dependent.
Product Details
Brand
VENLOR ER
Expires on or After
29/11/2024
Last Updated on: 01 Mar 2022 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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