Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Nilanjan Chandra | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:58 am

Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

Uses of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Major Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder

Side effects of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

The most common side effects of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR are – Abdominal Pain, Sexual Dysfunction, Constipation, Diarrhea, Indigestion, Nausea, Vomiting, Anxiety, Insomnia

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

Do not use Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR if you are allergic to – Venlafaxine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR works

Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR contains – Venlafaxine

Venlafaxine inhibits neuronal reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine, along with its active metabolite, O-desmethylvenlafaxine. These actions raise serotonin and norepinephrine levels at nerve synapses, elevating mood and reducing depression.

Dosage of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

The dosage of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR

If you forget to take a dose of Flavix 37.5mg Tablet XR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Dalium 37.5mg Tablet  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

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Velaf 37.5mg Tablet ER  ( Crescent Therapeutics Ltd. )

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Venish 37.5mg Tablet  ( Consern Pharma P Ltd. )

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Venlor 37.5mg Tablet  ( Cipla Ltd. )

37.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- amitriptyline, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, haloperidol, imipramine, linezolid, lithium, nortriptyline, protriptyline, St. John's wort, tramadol, trazodone, triptans: Possibly serotonin syndrome aspirin, NSAIDs, warfarin: Increased risk of bleeding.

cimetidine: Decreased clearance and increased levels of desvenlafaxine and venlafaxine.

clozapine: Possibly increased blood clozapine level and serious adverse reactions, including seizures.

CYP3A4 inhibitors, ketoconazole: Increased plasma venlafaxine level and risk of adverse reactions.

MAO inhibitors: Increased risk of hypertension, hyperthermia, mental status changes, including coma and delirium, muscle rigidity, and severe myoclonus.

metoprolol: Increased plasma metoprolol level but decreased effectiveness in lowering blood pressure.

warfarin: Possibly increased PT, partial thromboplastin time, and INR.

About Reviewer

Dr. Nilanjan Chandra is a talented Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, De-addiction specialist, and Sex Therapist with 10 years of experience. He's currently practicing as a Consultant Neuro-psychiatrist at Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata. He completed his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2011 and MD from Government Medical College and New Civil Hospital, Surat in 2016.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.