Venlafaxine

In the US, Venlafaxine (venlafaxine systemic) is a member of the drug class serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors and is used to treat Anxiety, Anxiety and Stress, Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Bulimia, Cataplexy, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Hot Flashes, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Major Depressive Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Postpartum Depression, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder and Vulvodynia.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N06AX16

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0093413-69-5

Chemical Formula

C17-H27-N-O2

Molecular Weight

277

Therapeutic Category

Antidepressant: Selective serotonin and noradrenalin reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI)

Chemical Name

(±)-1-[α-[(Dimethylamino)methyl]-p-methoxybenzyl]cyclohexanol

Foreign Names

  • Venlafaxinum (Latin)
  • Venlafaxin (German)
  • Venlafaxine (French)
  • Venlafaxina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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