Review: taking Methocarbamol and Effexor xr together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Methocarbamol and Effexor xr together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Methocarbamol and Effexor xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 334 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Methocarbamol 3,729 users)

Effexor Xr

Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 23,766 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

334 people who take Methocarbamol, Effexor Xr are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Methocarbamol and Effexor xr drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Methocarbamol:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Effexor Xr:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Methocarbamol:
  • female: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
Effexor Xr:
  • female: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Methocarbamol:
  • 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 3 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • euphoric mood
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling jittery
  • impulse-control disorder
1 - 6 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • eating disorder
6 - 12 months:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • euphoric mood
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling jittery
  • impulse-control disorder
1 - 2 years:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • dizziness
  • eating disorder
  • euphoric mood
  • feeling abnormal
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • back pain
  • cellulitis staphylococcal
  • constipation
  • depressed level of consciousness
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • depressed mood
  • emotional distress
  • gout - chronic
  • muscle spasms
  • paranoia
  • anxiety
10+ years:
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • drug ineffective
  • fibromyalgia
  • memory impairment
  • anxiety
  • depressed mood
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • gout - chronic
  • muscle spasms
not specified:
  • depression
  • pain
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • suicide attempt
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • weight increased
  • migraine
  • fatigue
  • anger
male:
  • depression
  • back pain
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • abdominal pain
  • hypersensitivity
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • cataract

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • gastritis
  • pancreatitis
10-19:
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anger
  • belligerence
  • disinhibition
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • euphoric mood
  • feeling abnormal
  • feeling jittery
  • impulse-control disorder
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • alcoholism
  • alopecia
  • anhedonia
  • back pain
  • dysthymic disorder
  • gastroenteritis
30-39:
  • vomiting
  • pharyngitis
  • anxiety
  • meningitis aseptic
  • nausea
  • oral herpes
  • pain
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • depressed mood
  • hyperlipidaemia
40-49:
  • depression
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug abuser
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug ineffective
  • drug dependence
50-59:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • neck pain
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • dysphagia
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • dyspnoea
60+:
  • confusional state
  • psychotic disorder
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • weight decreased
  • headache
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • paraesthesia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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