Initially 37.5mg BD. Dose can be increased after several weeks to 75mg BD.
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Venlafaxine, by Metro
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It is a potent inhibitor of neu- ronal serotonin reuptake, a slightly less potent inhibitor of neuronal norepinephrine reuptake, and a weak inhibitor of neuronal dopamine reuptake. It has no sedative and anti-muscarinic side effects of tricyclic anti-depressants.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding; severe hepatic or renal failure.
Dry mouth; headache; sexual dys- function; vision disturbances; insomnia; somnolence; induces hypertension: nausea; constipation; asthenia; mania or hypomania; orthostatic hypotension; dizziness; sweating; nervousness; convulsion; and abdominal discomfort.
Drug interactions: Concurrent use with MAO inhibitors is contraindicated; Possible interactions with medications that inhibit cytochrome P450 2D6 [CYP2D6] metabolism potentially may result in increased plasma concentrations.