Effexor XR is a medicine that belongs to the group of drugs known as norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) and serotonin.

It is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. Effexor XR also prevents you from suicidal attempts. If needed you can buy anxiety meds online these days.

This medication works by increasing the number of chemicals known as serotonin and norepinephrine which are available in certain parts of the brain.

What should I know before taking Effexor XR medicine?

You should know few very important things before taking Effexor XR. Do not take this medication if you are allergic to Effexor XR and to its ingredient Venlafaxine XR.

If you are taking any MAOI that is monoamine oxidase inhibitor such as selegiline, isocarboxazid, tranylcypromine, or phenelzine avoid taking Effexor XR as it may result in some serious side effects.

 If in case you are taking any of the above-mentioned medicine waits for 14 days to start with Effexor XR.

It should not be taken together with desvenlafaxine (Pristiq). You need to inform your doctor if you have any problem of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, bipolar disorder, glaucoma, blood clotting disorder, kidney disease, manic depression, liver disease, and seizures or epilepsy as your dose need to be adjusted or you may require few medical tests.

As per the reports of the FDA(Food and Drugs Administration) Effexor XR medicine is harmful to pregnant women. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant and a breastfeeding mother you should inform your doctor or health care professionals if you are taking this medication.