Review: taking Effexor and Turmeric together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Effexor and Turmeric together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor and Turmeric. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 69,032 users)

Turmeric

Turmeric has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Turmeric 1,177 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

36 people who take Effexor, Turmeric are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Effexor and Turmeric drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Effexor:
  • < 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 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Turmeric:
  • < 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 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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:
  • female: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Turmeric:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Effexor:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Turmeric:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • muscle pain
  • retinopathy haemorrhagic
  • vertigo positional
1 - 6 months:
  • constipation
2 - 5 years:
  • speech disorder
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • accident at home
  • daydreaming
  • aphasia
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • mental disorder
  • nervousness
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • constipation
10+ years:
  • muscle pain
  • retinopathy haemorrhagic
  • vertigo positional
not specified:
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • drug dependence
  • erythema
  • depression
  • pain
  • swelling
  • sinusitis
  • cellulitis
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • insomnia
  • fatigue
  • drug dependence
  • malaise
  • aphasia
  • confusional state
  • decreased appetite
  • disorientation
  • mental disorder
  • nausea
male:
  • cellulitis
  • erythema
  • memory impairment
  • staphylococcal infection
  • swelling
  • white blood cell count increased
  • actinic keratosis
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • confusional state
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • drug ineffective
  • heart rate decreased
  • visual impairment
  • chest pain
  • nervous system disorder
  • pain
  • painful respiration
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • feeling abnormal
  • metastasis
30-39:
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • emotional disorder
  • insomnia
  • irritability
  • nausea
  • nightmare
  • suicidal ideation
40-49:
  • alopecia
  • anxiety disorder
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
  • asthenia
  • back pain
  • bone pain
  • bronchitis
  • cellulitis
  • chest discomfort
50-59:
  • antidepressant drug level decreased
  • erythema
  • hypersensitivity
  • liver function test abnormal
  • nasal discomfort
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • sinusitis
  • suicidal ideation
60+:
  • confusional state
  • aphasia
  • disorientation
  • mental disorder
  • nervousness
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
  • speech disorder
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • accident at home
  • daydreaming

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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