Venlafaxine Sustained Release
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Panic disorder
- Social anxiety disorder (also known as social phobia).
As an extended-release (sometimes referred to as sustained-release) medication, venlafaxine XR only needs to be taken once a day. To keep an even level of the medicine in your blood, be sure to take it at the same time each day. Nausea, body weakness, and weight loss are some of the most commonly reported side effects.
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