Review: taking Effexor xr and Black cohosh together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Effexor xr and Black cohosh together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor xr and Black cohosh. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Effexor Xr

Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 24,244 users)

Black Cohosh

Black cohosh has active ingredients of black cohosh. It is often used in hot flush. (latest outcomes from Black cohosh 428 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

43 people who take Effexor Xr, Black Cohosh are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Effexor xr and Black cohosh drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Effexor Xr:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Black Cohosh:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Effexor Xr:
  • female: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Black Cohosh:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Effexor Xr:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Black Cohosh:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • asthenia
  • flushing
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • retching
  • vomiting
6 - 12 months:
  • temporal memory loss
  • depression
  • hallucination, visual
2 - 5 years:
  • disorientation
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
10+ years:
  • depression
  • hallucination, visual
  • temporal memory loss
not specified:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • hot flush
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • cough
  • neck pain
  • pruritus
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • hot flush
  • pain
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
  • cough
  • neck pain
  • pruritus
male:
  • arthralgia
  • micturition urgency
  • procedural pain
  • abnormal weight gain
  • adenoma benign
  • breast cancer
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • breast pain
  • breast swelling
  • breast tenderness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • drug ineffective
  • liver injury
  • procedural pain
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • cold sweat
  • menorrhagia
  • menstrual disorder
  • metrorrhagia
  • micturition urgency
  • procedural pain
  • abnormal weight gain
  • adenoma benign
  • breast cancer
40-49:
  • dizziness
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • hypotension
  • suicidal behaviour
  • tremor
  • drug ineffective
  • dry mouth
  • fatigue
  • somnolence
  • arthralgia
50-59:
  • headache
  • cough
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • neck pain
  • pain
  • breast cancer
  • pruritus
  • adenoma benign
  • arthralgia
60+:
  • vomiting
  • abnormal dreams
  • asthenia
  • body temperature decreased
  • cold sweat
  • confusional state
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling cold
  • flushing

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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