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What are desvenlafaxine extended-release tablets?

Desvenlafaxine extended-release tablets are a medication used to treat depression and other mood disorders. The medication works by balancing natural substances in the brain helping to enhance mood. It may also increase energy levels, and positive feelings. Desvenlafaxine extended-release tablets can be found under the brand name Pristiq and are part of a class of drugs called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).

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