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Can Venlafaxine ER affect blood pressure?

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Can Venlafaxine ER affect blood pressure?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 8 months ago.
The answer is, Yes, it can. Venlafaxine hydrochloride ER, or extended-release, is associated with sustained increase in the blood pressure above baseline. In some instances it does lead to Hypertension. In general, this can be compensated for by in increasing the dose of your BP medicine, of course by your doctor.
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 8 months ago.
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