What is Venlor XR?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Venlafaxine

Venlor XR is a generic brand of venlafaxine, an antidepressant in the group selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSNRIs). It is used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 12 7
Generalized anxiety disorder 4 4
Depressed mood 2 2
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 1 2
Cluster headaches 1 0
Mild depression 1 4

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 4
Moderate 3
Mild 2
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Venlor XR

Side effect Patients
Sexual dysfunction 2
Weight gain 2
Difficulty with orgasm 1
Reduced pleasure in orgasm 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Venlor XR

Dosage Patients
150 mg daily 1
150 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Venlor XR

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Side effects too severe 3
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped taking Venlor XR

Duration

Currently taking Venlor XR

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Venlor XR

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 10
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 9
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 4
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 6

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Venlor XR after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 3
Sertraline (Zoloft) 2
Mirtazapine (Remeron) 1
Vortioxetine (Trintellix) 1

Patients stopped taking Venlor XR and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Bupropion (Wellbutrin XL) 1
Desvenlafaxine (Pristiq) 1
Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 1
Mirtazapine (Remeron) 1
Vortioxetine (Trintellix) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Venlor XR.