Read the side effects of Venlafaxine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Widening of blood vessels,high blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart beat, low blood pressure, deep vein blood clot, ECG abnormalities (eg, QT prolongation), irregular heart beat.
Central Nervous System
Headache, drowsiness, dizziness, sleeplessness, nervousness, weakness, anxiety, tremor, abnormal dreams, agitation, depression, increased muscle tightness, tingling, twitching, abnormal thinking, confusion, loss of memory, impaired coordination and balance, involuntary movements, shock-like electrical sensations.
Sweating, rash, itching, redness of the skin, toxic epidermal blistering.
Eye and ENT
Throat inflammation, abnormal vision, dilation of pupil, taste perversion, sudden eye pressure, eye bleeding.
Nausea, dry mouth, loss of appetite, constipation, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion, flatulence, eructation, increased appetite,bleeding.
Abnormal ejaculation, impotence, decreased sexual activity, impaired urination, orgasm disturbance, urinary frequency, albumin in urine, painful menstruation, weak urination, vaginal inflammation, urinary retention.
-Discoloration of skin, decrease in white blood cell, decrease in platelets, and neutrophils.
Liver function abnormalities, liver damage, necrosis, or failure, and fatty liver.
Weight loss, edema, weight gain
Inflammation of bronchus, cough increased, difficulty in breathing, interstitial lung disease.
Yawning, chills, flu-like syndrome, infection, accidental injury, chest pain, trauma, joint pain, fever, neck pain, chest pain, birth defect, bleeding, increased prolactin, night sweats, high concentration of eosinophils, kidney failure.
Other Precautions :
*Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Withdraw gradually over at least 1 to 2 week.