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What is the half life of Venlafaxine ER?

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Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2016
Question: what is the half life of venlafaxine 75 mg er caps? and what exactly if a psychotic episode?
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Answered by Dr. Shubham Mehta (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Around 15 hours.

Detailed Answer:
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Welcome to HCM.
The half life of venlafaxine ER is around 15 hours.

A psychotic episode includes symptoms of delusion or hallucinations. There is a gross disturbance in behavior and thoughts.
If there is a psychotic episode, then antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine or risperdone (prescription drugs) are given.

Hope this answers your query.
Thanks.
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What is the half life of Venlafaxine ER?

Brief Answer: Around 15 hours. Detailed Answer: Hello Welcome to HCM. The half life of venlafaxine ER is around 15 hours. A psychotic episode includes symptoms of delusion or hallucinations. There is a gross disturbance in behavior and thoughts. If there is a psychotic episode, then antipsychotic drugs like olanzapine or risperdone (prescription drugs) are given. Hope this answers your query. Thanks.