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effexor - VENLAFAXINE HYDROCHLORIDEThe usual starting Effexor dosage is usually 75 mg a day, divided into 2 or 3 smaller doses, usually taken with food.  If necessary, your doctor may gradually increase your daily Effexor dosage in steps of no more than 75 mg at a time, up to maximum of 375 mg per day.  If you have kidney or liver disease or are taking other medications, your doctor may adjust your Effexor dosage accordingly.

Effexor dosage (Effexor XR): 

When used for either depression or anxiety, the starting Effexor dosage is usually 75 mg once a day.  Some people, however, will begin with a dosage of 37.5 mg for the first 4 to  7 days. Your doctor may also increase your dosage of Effexor in steps of no more than 75 mg, up to maximum of 225 mg a day.  As with the regular Effexor, the doctor may make adjustments in your Effexor dosage if you have kidney or liver disease. 

 

Effexor overdosage: 

An Effexor overdosage may occur when combined with other drugs or alcohol and can be fatal.  If you suspect an overdose, you should seek medical attention immediately. 

Symptoms of an Effexor overdosage include: 

Sleepiness, vertigo, rapid or slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, seizures, coma

By Paul Susic MA Licensed Psychologist PhD Candidate 

effexor - VENLAFAXINE HYDROCHLORIDEInformation provided by The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs - Sixth Edition

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