Effexor


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Related to Effexor: Wellbutrin

Ef·fex·or

(ĕf′ĕk-sôr′)
A trademark for the hydrochloride form of the drug venlafaxine.
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Effexor (venlafaxine) is an antidepressant that belongs to the SNRI class.
The effect was strongest for three SSRIs: Luvox (fluvoxamine) increased risk by 39 percent, Effexor (venlafaxine) by 33 percent and Paxil (paroxetine) by 23 percent.
These are some of the terms people have used to describe the withdrawal symptoms from popular antidepressants, including Paxil and Effexor.
Researchers found little difference in mildly depressed patients who took the antidepressants Prozac, Effexor, Serzone and Seroxat/Paxil and those who took a dummy pill, or placebo.
Researchers used Freedom of Information laws to analysis American data on modern anti-depressants such as Prozac, Effexor and Seroxat.
Tanton identifies some 374 different mental conditions that were given definition to justify the use of Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Zyban, Remeron, Serzone, Effexor, Buspar, Risperdal, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Geodon, Depakote, and Adderall.
The Food and Drug Administration has warned Wyeth Pharmaceuticals that a journal ad for Effexor XR (venlafaxine) was misleading because it overstated the drug's efficacy, made unsubstantiated superiority claims, and minimized its risks.
Following Teva's submission of an ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) for generic extended release venlafaxine capsules (equivalent of Wyeth's Effexor XR), Wyeth claimed for infringement of three of their patents.
Q I HAVE been taking Effexor for about three weeks.
Drugmaker Wyeth on Friday reported a 4 percent increase in first-quarter profit, citing tight cost controls and big jumps in sales for five blockbuster drugs, including Effexor, the world's top-selling antidepressant.
There, detectives found a bottle of Effexor, a drug used to treat depression and anxiety.
In the United States, venlafaxine is marketed as EFFEXOR(R) (venlafaxine HCl) and EFFEXOR XR(R) (venlafaxine HCl sustained release).