Effexor 25 mg Tablets
Effexor® (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is a medication licensed for the treatment of depression in adults. It is available by prescription only and comes in tablet form in the following strengths:
- Effexor 25 mg tablets
- Effexor 37.5 mg tablets
- Effexor 50 mg tablets
- Effexor 75 mg tablets
- Effexor 100 mg tablets.
The usual starting Effexor dosage is 75 mg total per day. This dose should be divided up into two or three smaller doses (such as three Effexor 25 mg tablets or two 37.5 mg tablets). Your healthcare provider may lower your dose if you experience side effects or increase your dose if needed to control depression symptoms.
For most people, the highest recommended dose is Effexor 225 mg total per day, although some people may need to take as much as 375 mg of Effexor per day.
(Click Effexor Dosage to find out how Effexor dosing works for people with liver or kidney problems and for general precautions and tips for using this medication.)