Web

Drugsdiary.org
 
   

   Abilify
   Accolate
   Actigall
   Advicor
   Bactrim
   Beclomethasone
   Bentyl
   Benzamycin
   Buspar
   Caduet
   Campral
   Capozide
   Cardene
   Carmaz
   Caverject
   Cedax
   Clonex
   Dalmane
   Ddavp
   Demadex
   Denavir
   Depo-Provera
   Desquam-E
   Detrol
   Effexor
   Eldepryl
   Elocon
   Epival
   Esmolol
   Evista
   Factive
   Felbatol
   Femring
   Flagyl
   Flomax
   Fluticasone
   Gantrisin
   Glucotrol
   Guanabenz
   Gyne Lotrimin
   Halcion
   Helidac
   Hydergine
   Hytrin
   Kaletra
   Keppra
   Kineret
   Lac-Hydrin
   Lamictal
   Lanoxin
   Lescol
   Levitra
   Levsin
   Lexapro
   Macrodantin
   Maxalt
   Medrol
   Meridia


Effexor Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Effexor is used to treat depression. The symptoms usually such as changes in appetite, sleep habits, and decreased sex drive, increased fatigue, feelings of guilt or worthlessness. It is also prescribed to relieve abnormal anxiety.

Effexor Dosage

For adults, the usual starting dosage is 75-milligram every day.

Uses of Effexor

  • This medication is an antidepressant used in the treatment of depression in adults.
  • It may also be used for other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Effexor

Before taken effexor medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking effexor. Side effects may include:

  • Abnormal ejaculation/orgasm
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Impotence
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Tremor
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness, weight loss
  • Abnormal dreams

Warnings and precautions before taking Effexor:

  • Effexor sometimes may be causes an increase in blood pressure. If this happens, then your doctor may need to reduce your dose or may also be discontinue the drug.
  • You should use Effexor with caution if you've recently had a heart attack, or have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • Effexor may also cause cholesterol levels to rise, if you will take it for 3 months or longer.
  • After taken Effexor, it may also cause you to feel drowsy or less alert and may also affect your judgment. So, you should be avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery or do not participating in any hazardous activity that requires full mental alertness.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking effexor with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So you should consult your doctor before combining effexor with other drugs that affect the central nervous system, such as lithium, weight-loss products such as phentermine, tranquilizers, and antipsychotic medicines such as Haldol, and other antidepressants such as Celexa, Prozac, Tofranil, and Zoloft.

Overdose

After taken effexor if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of effexor overdose may include:

  • Sleepiness
  • Vertigo
  • Rapid or slow heartbeat
  • Low blood pressure
  • Seizures
  • Coma.


To access our dictionary, click on the first letter of the drug name:

A :: B :: C :: D :: E :: F :: G :: H :: I :: J :: K :: L :: M :: N :: O :: P :: Q :: R :: S :: T :: U :: V :: W :: X :: Y :: Z

   
   Mexitil
   Micronase
   Ogen
   Optivar
   Ortho
   Oxazepam
   Oxycontin
   Pamelor
   Pancrease
   Paxil
   Pediapred
   Peganone
   Percocet
   Periactin

Drugs || Contact Us ||

(c)Copyright Drugsdiary.org All rights reserved.

Disclaimer - The information on this site is for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. Visitors on this site are urged to consult with their healthcare practitioner in all instances. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site.