Age- and dose-independent adverse effect of venlafaxine-extended release on blood pressure: a case series of 13 normotensive psychiatric outpatients

Submitted: 17 June 2024
Accepted: 24 June 2024
Published: 10 July 2024
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Dear Editor, the first antidepressant medication of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor class is venlafaxine (effexor), which is taken orally with a half-life of 5 hours; however, its effective and chief metabolite (i.e., O-desmethylvenlafaxine) owns a half-life of 11 hours. [...]

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Khosravi, M. (2024). Age- and dose-independent adverse effect of venlafaxine-extended release on blood pressure: a case series of 13 normotensive psychiatric outpatients. Italian Journal of Medicine, 18(3). https://doi.org/10.4081/itjm.2024.1758