Pediatric and Off-Label Indications for Effexor XR
Effexor XR Uses in Children
Effexor XR is not approved for use in children or teenagers. In one study of Effexor XR in children and teenagers with generalized anxiety disorder, Effexor XR was not shown to be effective. Talk with your healthcare provider about the risks and benefits of using Effexor XR in children or teenagers.
Off-Label Effexor XR Uses
On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Effexor XR for treating something other than the conditions listed above. This is called an "off-label" use. Off-label uses for Effexor XR can include the treatment of: