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Review: Effexor Xr and Niacin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor Xr and Niacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 586 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 586 people who take Effexor Xr, Niacin are studied

Effexor Xr, Niacin outcomes

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Effexor Xr is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
50.00%
(3 of 6 people)
60.00%
(6 of 10 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
Niacin is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
33.33%
(3 of 9 people)
100.00%
(6 of 6 people)

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Common drug interactions Myocardial Infarction
(41 reports)

Flushing
(38 reports)

Medication Error
(24 reports)

Drug Interaction
(24 reports)

Cardio-respiratory Arrest
(22 reports)

Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
(7 reports)

Depression
(7 reports)

Impulsive Behaviour
(6 reports)

Nervousness
(6 reports)

Mood Swings
(6 reports)

Road Traffic Accident
(3 reports)

Flushing
(1 report)

Muscle Fatigue
(1 report)

Pruritus
(1 report)

Pruritus
(4 reports)

Flushing
(3 reports)

Weight Increased
(2 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(1 report)

Mental Disorder
(1 report)

Weight Gain - Unintentional
(2 reports)

Myositis
(1 report)

Dysphagia
(1 report)

Gastritis
(1 report)

Road Traffic Accident
(3 reports)

Completed Suicide
(2 reports)

Night Sweats
(2 reports)

Libido Decreased
(2 reports)

Short-term Memory Loss
(2 reports)

Bone And Joint Pain
(2 reports)

Insomnia
(2 reports)

Fatigue
(2 reports)

High Blood Sugar
(2 reports)

Hot Flashes
(2 reports)

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Effexor Xr is effective52.94%
(9 of 17 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
Niacin is effective50.00%
(8 of 16 people)
30.00%
(3 of 10 people)

Drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Common drug interactions Flushing
(153 reports)

Dizziness
(126 reports)

Pain
(117 reports)

Nausea
(115 reports)

Diarrhoea
(108 reports)

Flushing
(156 reports)

Myocardial Infarction
(108 reports)

Anxiety
(107 reports)

Depression
(93 reports)

Pain
(83 reports)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Effexor Xr is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a80.00%
(4 of 5 people)
66.67%
(8 of 12 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
Niacin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
60.00%
(6 of 10 people)

Drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Common drug interactions n/an/an/aConvulsion
(4 reports)

Pain In Extremity
(4 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(4 reports)

Back Pain
(4 reports)

Drug Screen False Positive
(4 reports)

Dizziness
(22 reports)

Joint Instability
(20 reports)

Intervertebral Disc Protrusion
(20 reports)

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
(20 reports)

Hypoaesthesia
(20 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(44 reports)

Flushing
(39 reports)

Depression
(37 reports)

Fall
(37 reports)

Weight Increased
(31 reports)

Flushing
(85 reports)

Anxiety
(48 reports)

Cardiac Failure Congestive
(43 reports)

Pain
(41 reports)

Diarrhoea
(41 reports)

Flushing
(111 reports)

Pain
(107 reports)

Anxiety
(92 reports)

Neck Pain
(84 reports)

Myocardial Infarction
(83 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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