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venlafaxine

noun ven·la·fax·ine \ ˌven-lə-ˈfak-ˌsēn \

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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