What is ViePax XL?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Venlafaxine

Viepax XL is an international brand name for venlafaxine, an antidepressant of the serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor type. 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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Borderline personality disorder 2 0
Generalized anxiety disorder 2 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Why patients stopped taking ViePax XL

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking ViePax XL


Stopped taking ViePax XL

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking ViePax XL after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) 1
Venlafaxine (Effexor XR) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for ViePax XL.