About Venlafaxine (Prescription Drug)

Venlafaxine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSNRIs). It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression. It is used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder.

Learn more about Venlafaxine in our Venlafaxine Community Report.

dixie1's Venlafaxine History (Stopped)
75 mg Daily May 07 - Jun 06, 2010
150 mg Daily Jun 06 - Dec 31, 2010
Stopped Did not seem to work and Expense Dec 31, 2010

dixie1's Venlafaxine is for…

  • Major depressive disorder
  • Phobic disorder
  • Depressed mood

dixie1 has not reported any side effects for Venlafaxine.


Dec 31, 2010

150 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for phobic disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
< $25 monthly