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Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There are no controlled studies in breastfeeding women, however the risk of untoward effects to a breastfed infant is possible; or, controlled studies show only minimal non-threatening adverse effects. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant.
Typical usage: Anxiety, depression, depressive illness, severe depression, treatment of osteoporosis in post menopausal women.
Side Effects: Hypertension, palpitation, migraine, flatulence, dizziness, headache, vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, dry mouth, weight gain, weight loss, increased intracranial pressure.
Drug Interaction: Venlafaxine (HCl) is known to interact with other drugs like cimetidine (HCl), paregoric. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
Mechanism Of Action: Venlafaxine and its active metabolite, O-desmethylvenlafaxine (ODV), inhibit the reuptake of both serotonin and norepinephrine with a potency greater for the 5-HT than for the NE reuptake process.
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