Desvenlafaxine XR (GH) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) desvenlafaxine. On this page you will find out more about Desvenlafaxine XR (GH), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: desvenlafaxine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Desvenlafaxine XR (GH) 50 mg modified release tablet, 28
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Desvenlafaxine is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder, including the prevention of relapse.,Desvenlafaxine is not indicated for paediatric use.
Table of characteristics
Light pink, biconvex, round shaped film coated tablets debossed with "DV" on one side and "50"on the other side.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
7 , 14 , 28 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Store in a Dry Place|
|Life time||24 Months|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 May 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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