Vexor 75mg Tablet XR

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Vexor 75mg Tablet XR

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Primarily used for

Depression, Anxiety disorder
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₹13.33/Tablet XR
10 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vexor Tablet XR

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Uses of Vexor Tablet XR

Vexor 75mg Tablet XR is used in the treatment of Depression and Anxiety disorder.
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Side effects of Vexor Tablet XR

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Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Decreased appetite, Anxiety, Constipation, Increased sweating, Sexual dysfunction.

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How to use Vexor Tablet XR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Vexor 75mg Tablet XR with food.

How Vexor Tablet XR works

Vexor 75mg tablet xr works by increasing the levels of chemical messengers (serotonin and noradrenaline), natural substances in the brain that help maintain mental balance.

In Depth Information on Vexor Tablet XR

Expert advice for Vexor Tablet XR

  • You may have to wait for 2 to 4 weeks to get the full effect.
  • If your doctor asks you to stop Vexor, you should not discontinue it abruptly. Many patients tolerate decreasing 50% dose every 3 days however if the withdrawal symptoms emerge during tapering it would require more gradual tapering over few weeks.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It can cause a sensation of restlessness or an inability to sit or stand still. This is most likely to occur within the first few weeks of treatment. You should tell your doctor if this happens to you.
  • It may be more effective in some patients with depression who fails to respond to selective serotonin receptor inhibitors (SSRI) e.g. Fluoxetine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vexor 75mg Tablet XR
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Vexor 75mg Tablet XR may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vexor 75mg Tablet XR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Vexor 75mg Tablet XR should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Vexor 75mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Vexor 75mg Tablet XR is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Linowin 2mg Injection, Rimarex 300mg Capsule, Tryptomer 25mg Tablet, Serta 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Venlafaxine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vexor 75mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Venlafaxine

No. Vexor is not approved as a mood stabiliser. It is used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorder.
Yes. Vexor can cause sedation. You should inform your doctor if you are taking any other sleep inducing medicines before starting Vexor.
No. Vexor is not a pain killer. It is used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorder.
Yes. Vexor is a psychotropic drug. Any medication capable of affecting the mind, emotions, and behaviour are called psychotropic drugs.
Yes. The dosage schedule should be decided by the doctor depending on the type of disorder.
No. Vexor is not a narcotic drug. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Q. Can I take vitamin B complex along with Vexor?
Yes. Vexor can be taken with B complex vitamins. There are no known major interactions between these medications.
Q. Can I take Vexor with my Hepatitis B vaccination?
Yes. Vexor can be taken with hepatitis B vaccination. There are no known major interactions between these two medications. Consult your doctor before starting any medication or therapy while taking Vexor.
There are no known brands of hepatitis C vaccines in India. Consult your doctor before starting any medication or therapy while taking Vexor
After taking immediate-release Vexor tablets, the peak plasma concentrations of Vexor is seen in 2 hours.
No. Vexor is not known to cause high.
No. Studies have shown Vexor causes weight loss when taken for several weeks.
The plasma half-life of Vexor is 5±2 hours.
Both are same medication. Vexor ER and XR both means extended release preparation which releases the medication slowly into the body and maintains a constant needed medications levels. The advantage of taking ER/XR tablets is the frequency of dosage can be decreased.
Q. Can I take mirtazapine along with Vexor?
No. There can be a serious side effect when mirtazapine is taken with Vexor. It can cause a serious condition called as serotonin syndrome. It is a potentially life-threatening can present as agitation, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia and coma.
Q. Can I take Vexor with citalopram?
No. Citalopram and Vexor both increase serotonin levels. Avoid or use any alternate drug. It can cause a serious condition called as serotonin syndrome. It is a potentially life-threatening can present as agitation, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia and coma.
Q. Can I take Vexor with sertraline?
No. Sertraline can not be taken with Vexor as it increases serotonin levels. It can cause a serious condition called as serotonin syndrome. It is a potentially life-threatening can present as agitation, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia and coma.
Q. Can I take Vexor with duloxetine?
No. Duloxetine can not be taken with Vexor as it causes a serious increase in serotonin levels. This can lead to a potentially life-threatening condition called as serotonin syndrome.
P-glycoprotein is responsible for the expulsion of Vexor from the brain. Some studies have shown that Vexor and its metabolite inhibit the p-glycoprotein.
Vexor is absorbed from the intestine after being metabolised by the liver.
The expiry date of Vexor is given on the tablet strip and provided by the manufacturer.
It takes time for Vexor to work and it depends from person to person.
Vexor is a medication to treat generalised depressive disorder or depression. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.
It depends on the type of tablet. If it is Vexor XR then it can be taken once daily else the daily dosage is divided into 2-3 times.
Vexor treatment is associated with sustained increases in blood pressure in some patients. It is recommended that patients receiving Vexor should have regular monitoring of blood pressure. For patients who experience a sustained increase in blood pressure while receiving Vexor, either dose reduction or discontinuation should be considered.
Yes. Vexor is known to cause constipation in some patients.
Yes. Vexor is known to increase sweating in some patients.
Yes. Vexor is known to cause weight loss in some patients. In research studies, a dose-dependent weight loss was noted in patients treated with Vexor for several weeks.
No. Vexor does not have habit-forming potential.
You can take a tablet instead of the capsule but only under consultation or prescription of a doctor. You should not change it yourself as the different formulation of a medication may have a different action as drug release would be different in both. This can lead to an inappropriate treatment and may lead to side effects or even failure of treatment.
No. Phentermine can not be taken with Vexor as it increases serotonin levels. It can cause a serious condition called as serotonin syndrome. It is a potentially life-threatening can present as agitation, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia and coma.
Q. Can gabapentin be given along with Vexor?
Yes. Gabapentin can be given with Vexor but only with a consultation of a doctor. They both, when given together, causes an increase drowsiness, sleepiness and decreased concentration in work. Take with caution.
Q. Can I take tramadol along with Vexor?
No. Tramadol should be absolutely avoided with Vexor. They both cause an increase in the levels of serotonin in the body increasing the chances of potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome.
Q. What is the difference between Vexor and desvenlafaxine?
Desvenlafaxine is an active metabolite of Vexor. It is the same medication in an active form.
Vexor is not approved for the treatment of fibromyalgia. Some research studies have shown promising results of Vexor in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. Can I take citalopram in place of Vexor?
Both Citalopram and Vexor are anti-depressants but their action is different. Citalopram results in an increase in the serotonin levels but venlafaxine increases many other neurotransmitters apart from serotonin. Consult your doctor before changing the medication.
Yes. Vexor is a medication for the treatment of depression.
Yes. Vexor can be used for the treatment of anxiety disorder.
No. Vexor is not approved for the treatment of a tension headache. It is used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorder.
Vexor is not approved for treatment of nerve pain disorders but some researchers have proved its efficacy in nerve pain. It is currently used off-label for nerve pain.
Vexor is not approved for treatment of a migraine but some researchers have proved its efficacy in the prophylaxis of a migraine. It is currently used off label for migraine.
Vexor is not approved for treatment of hot flashes. It is used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorder.
Q. Which medication is best, Buspirone or Vexor?
Buspirone is an anxiolytic drug given for treatment of generalised anxiety disorder. Vexor is an antidepressant drug. Buspirone can be added to Vexor to augment the effect of Vexor. But this can lead to a potentially serious condition called as serotonin syndrome. It is a potentially life-threatening can present as agitation, hallucinations, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, tachycardia, labile blood pressure, hyperthermia and coma.
Vexor is known to cause changes in the neurotransmitters levels and chemicals in the brain which leads to decrease in appetite and this loss of appetite is dose dependent.
Q. Can Vexor be switched to desvenlafaxine abruptly?
No. You should not change or switch over to any other drug. It may lead to various adverse effects called as discontinuation symptoms. Talk to your doctor if you are not comfortable with Vexor and it should be tapered slowly and then stopped.
If you find any side effects like decreased sex drive or impotence talk to your doctor and then you can have some other drug. Do not stop Vexor by yourself it can lead to increased adverse effects.
Yes. Dizziness can be due to Vexor. Vexor therapy leads to increased blood pressure so abrupt stoppage can lead to decreased blood pressure and can cause dizziness.
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