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venlafaxine

 [ven″lah-fak´sēn]
an inhibitor of serotonin and norepinephrine uptake that stimulates neurotransmitter activity in the central nervous system; administered orally as the hydrochloride salt as an antidepressant and antianxiety agent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

venlafaxine

(vĕn′lə-făk′sēn, -sĭn)
n.
A drug of the SNRI class, C17H27NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression and anxiety.
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venlafaxine

Effexor® Neuropharmacology A second-generation bicyclic member of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor class of antidepressants. See Paxil, Prozac, Zoloft.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

venlafaxine

A SEROTONIN and NORADRENALINE re-uptake inhibitor drug used to treat depression. Brand names are Efexor and Efexor XL.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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In consideration of her score of Hamilton Anxiety Scale (15 points) and Depression Scale (20 points), venlafaxine (37.5 mg, po, qd) was used in the treatment.
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Withdrawal rates due to AEs were significantly lower for vortioxetine vs sertraline, venlafaxine, and bupropion, and numerically lower vs citalopram.
Group VI (VLX+Mg): venlafaxine 8 mg/kbw + magnesium chloride 1 mmol//kbw.
Patient's current medications are as follows: venlafaxine XL 150 mg twice daily, adalimumab 40 mg every 15 days, and lamotrigine 125 mg daily.
Investigators performed a meta-analysis of all trials (14 RCTs; 2490 patients, total) that used the same standardized symptom severity score (the Children's Depression Rating Scale--Revised [CDRS-R], range 17 to 113 points) to evaluate the following medications: fluoxetine, sertraline, escitalopram, citalopram, paroxetine, venlafaxine, and mirtazapine.
A comprehensive search of PubMed, Cochrane, Embase, Web of Science, and PsychINFO databases from 1970 through January 2015 was conducted with the following search terms: (SNRI* or venlafaxine orduloxetine or desvenlafaxine or milnacipran or "selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor") and (depression* or depressive or depressed) and (adolesc* or child* or boy* or girl* or juvenil* or minor or paediatri* or pediatri* or pubescen* or school* or student* or teen* or young or youth*).
Stop velafaxine, initiate quetiapine, 50 mg/d, and titrate to 150 mg/d 35% Stop venlafaxine, initiate lithium, 1,800 mg/d 24% Stop venlafaxine, initiate olanzapine, 6 mg/d, and fluoxetine, 50 mg/d 11% Reduce venlafaxine dosage to 75 mg/d 30% Note: Table made from pie chart.
He was treated with venlafaxine and quetiapine as an outpatient to relieve substance-related symptoms at irregular intervals.
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So, Charles Bombardier, PhD, and Jesse Fan, MD, held a study at the University of Washington to test the tolerability and effectiveness of venlafaxine hydrochloride extended-release in participants with SCI and MDD.