Anxiety Home > Effexor XR
Effexor XR is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of depression, social phobia, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. Part of a class of drugs called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), Effexor XR works by acting on specific chemicals within the brain known as serotonin and norepinephrine. The medicine comes in a capsule form that is usually taken once daily. Among the drug's common side effects are nausea, sweating, and insomnia.
What Is Effexor XR?
Who Makes Effexor XR
What Is Effexor XR Used For?
- Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Panic disorder
- Social phobia (also known as social anxiety disorder).