Ventab XL 37.5 Tablet is used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorder. It alters the chemicals in the brain that cause symptoms of anxiety such as irritability, restlessness, lack of concentration, fatigue, sweating, increased heart rate, and unwanted or racing thoughts.
- Venlafaxine Hydrochloride IP………………. 37.5 mg
- Excipients……………………. q.s.
Dosage: As directed by the Physician.
Storage: Preserve in well-closed, light-resistant containers and store at controlled room temperature.
Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd., India.
Venlafaxine is an antidepressant medication of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor class. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social phobia. It may also be used for chronic pain.
Ventab XL 37.5 Tablet should be taken with food. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level in the blood. If you miss any doses, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn’t be stopped suddenly as it may worsen your symptoms.
Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), decreased appetite, anxiety, constipation, increased sweating, and sexual dysfunction. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. However, these side effects are temporary and usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you.
Before taking Ventab XL 37.5 Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidneys, heart, liver, or have a history of seizures (epilepsy or fits). Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or if you have any suicidal thoughts.