About Venlafaxine

Venlafaxine is one of the newer antidepressant drugs known as SSNRIs (Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors). It is a structurally novel antidepressant drug and is chemically unrelated to any other available antidepressant.

The drug is manufactured by Wyerth-Ayerst Laboratories, a division of American Home Products Corporation and was licensed in it's various forms between December 1993 and October 1997.

The following links are to sites containing detailed information about Venlafaxine:

EffexorXR.Com - Wyerth's glossy internet advert

Mosby's RX List - comprehensive information about Venlafaxine.

Psychiatry Online - Focus on Venlafaxine

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Last Updated 11 October 2000 by Steve Whiting