Nonmedicinal ingredients: hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, talc; film coating: dextrose, maltodextrin, sodium carboxymethylcellulose, stearic acid, iron oxides, and titanium dioxide. A side effect is an unwanted response to a medication when it is taken in normal doses.
It may take several weeks before the full benefits of this medication are seen.
Desvenlafaxine belongs to the class of antidepressant medications known as selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It works on the central nervous system (CNS) to elevate mood by increasing the amount of 2 neurotransmitters (chemical messengers) called serotonin and norepinephrine that are available in certain parts of the brain.
Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles.
If you have not discussed this with your doctor or are not sure why you are taking this medication, speak to your doctor.
Although most of the side effects listed below don't happen very often, they could lead to serious problems if you do not seek medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur: Before you begin using a medication, be sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions or allergies you may have, any medications you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding, and any other significant facts about your health.The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication.Many of these side effects can be managed, and some may go away on their own over time.Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medications that are no longer needed or have expired.50 mg Each light pink, square pyramid, extended-release tablet, debossed with "W" over "50" on the flat side, contains 50 mg of desvenlafaxine.Any specific brand name of this medication may not be available in all of the forms or approved for all of the conditions discussed here.