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EFFEXOR XR®(venlafaxine HCl)

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

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WARNING: SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIORS

Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies. These studies did not show...

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

1.1 Major Depressive Disorder

Effexor XR (venlafaxine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules are indicated for the treatment of major...

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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Effexor XR should be administered in a single dose with food, either in the morning or in the evening at approximately the same time each day [see

2.1 Major Depressive...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Effexor XR® (venlafaxine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules are available in the following strengths:

  • 37.5 mg capsules (grey cap/peach body...
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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

4.1 Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity to venlafaxine hydrochloride, desvenlafaxine succinate or to any excipients in the formulation

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), both adult...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of the label:

  • Hypersensitivity [see

    6.1 Clinical Studies Experience...

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.1 Central Nervous System (CNS)-Active Drugs

The risk of using venlafaxine in combination with other CNS-active drugs has not been...

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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Teratogenic Effects – Pregnancy Category C...

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9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

9.1 Controlled Substance

Effexor XR is not a controlled substance.

9.2...

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10 OVERDOSAGE

10.1 Human Experience

During the premarketing evaluations of Effexor XR (for MDD, GAD, SAD, and PD) and Effexor (for MDD), there were twenty reports of...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Effexor XR is an extended-release capsule for once-a-day oral administration that contains venlafaxine hydrochloride, a SNRI.

Venlafaxine is designated (R/S)-1-[2-(dimethylamino)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

The exact mechanism of the antidepressant action of venlafaxine in humans is unknown, but is thought to be related...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

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14 CLINICAL STUDIES

14.1 Major Depressive Disorder

The efficacy of Effexor XR (venlafaxine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules as a treatment for Major...

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

Effexor XR® (venlafaxine hydrochloride) extended-release capsules are available as follows:

  • 37.5 mg, grey cap/peach body with "W" and "Effexor XR" on...
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Medication Guide

EFFEXOR XR® (e-fex-or)
(venlafaxine hydrochloride)
Extended-Release Capsules

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