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Active ingredients: desvenlafaxine
What it is used for
For the treatment of major depressive disorder, including the preventiton of relapse. Not indicated for paediatric use.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Dark brown to red coloured, diamond shaped, biconvex tablets; debossed with 'Ll90' on one side and plain on other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient desvenlafaxine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors for depression - myDr.com.au
Venlafaxine, duloxetine and desvenlafaxine are medicines called serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). They are used to treat depression andsome anxiety disorders and nerve pain.
Read more on myDr website