Side Effects of Venlafaxine
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with venlafaxine. However, not everyone who takes it will experience side effects. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects include:
- Dry mouth (see Effexor and Dry Mouth)
- Insomnia (see Effexor and Insomnia)
- Loss of appetite
- Body weakness
(Click Venlafaxine Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects you should report to your healthcare provider.)
You can also read about possible side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
- Effexor Sexual Side Effects
- Effexor and Impotence
- Effexor and Weight Gain
- Effexor and Weight Loss
- Effexor and Seizures
- Effexor and Hair Loss.
Venlafaxine can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Venlafaxine for more information).