An antidepressant drug that is being evaluated for the treatment of hot flashes in women who have breast cancer.
a phenethylamine bicyclic derivative, chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic or other available antidepressant agents; brand names include Effexor; for more, see Venlafaxine.
(brand name Effexor) An antidepressant medication, member of the SNRI family. Used to treat depression disorders, anxiety disorders, and adult attention deficit disorder.
an anti-depressant drug (4.48 Psychosis).
Venlafaxine hydrochloride is a prescription antidepressant first introduced by Wyeth in 1993. It belongs to class of antidepressants called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI). As of August 2006, generic venlafaxine is available in the United States, and as of December 2006, generic venlafaxine is available in Canada.