venlafaxine

noun
ven·​la·​fax·​ine | \ ˌven-lə-ˈfak-ˌsēn How to pronounce venlafaxine (audio) \

Medical Definition of venlafaxine

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/venlafaxine. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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