ven·​la·​fax·​ine ˌven-lə-ˈfak-ˌsēn How to pronounce venlafaxine (audio)
: a drug that functions as an SNRI and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C17H27NO2·HCl especially to treat depression, anxiety, and panic disorder

Note: Venlafaxine is marketed under the trademark Effexor.

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“Venlafaxine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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