What is D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine) used for?
D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine) is a type of antidepressant that is effective in treating the symptoms of depression. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or SNRIs. It helps to treat the symptoms of depression by restoring the balance in the brain of natural substance such as norepinephrine and serotonin, which in turn helps to increase energy levels and feelings of well being. This drug may also be used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.
How should I use D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine)?
D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine) tablets are taken orally. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication, so that the correct dosage can be prescribed to them. The exact dosage varies, depending on the condition being treated. Your physician may start you out on a low dosage, and gradually increase your dosage over time. You should never suddenly stop taking this medication once you have started to take it, as this may cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
What are the side effects of D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine)?
Some side effects have been reported by patients taking D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine) such as:
This drug may also increase blood pressure. Patients are advised to have their blood pressure checked regularly while taking this medication. Consult your physician immediately if any side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice stiffness in the muscles, uneven heartbeats, tremors, breathlessness, blood in urine or stools, fever, seizures or hallucinations.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using D-Veniz (Desvenlafaxine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Patients who are taking this drug together with other triptans, such as sumatriptan, eletriptan and other antidepressants are at risk of developing a serious condition known as serotonin syndrome. Inform your physician if you are taking any of these drugs.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.