Desvenlafaxine Succinate is a cyclohexanol and phenol derivative and metabolite of venlafaxine that acts as a serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor. It is used as an antidepressive agent. This is an active component used to treat major depression. It helps to treat symptoms like feelings of sadness, loss of interest in daily activities, decreased energy level, or trouble sleeping. This medicine is available in the form of an extended-release oral tablet.
Class of Drugs – A serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
Molecular Formula – C20H33NO7
Molecular Weight - 399.5 g/mol
Working: This medication is a serotonin and norepinephrine that are natural chemicals in the brain help to maintain mental balance. Desvenlafaxine Succinate may work by restricting the process that breaks down these chemicals. This process is called reuptake. Restricting and blocking reuptake increases the amount of these chemicals in the brain, and may help to improve the feeling of depression.
Uses: This medication is approved for the treatment of depression. It helps to improve the mood, feelings of well-being, and energy level. It is known as a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances like serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active component is used as the active ingredient in popular brand health solutions to treat depression as mentioned below:
- Pristiq: 50 mg and 100 mg
- Effexor XR: 50 mg and 100 mg
- Cymbalta: 50 mg and 100 mg
- Savella: 50 mg and 100 mg
- Khedezla: 50 mg and 100 mg
This drug can cause dizziness. So not drink alcoholic drink or drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision while consuming this medicine.