Review: Effexor and Melatonin drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Effexor and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 104 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Melatonin (latest outcomes from 2,545 users) has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 104 people who reported to have interactions when taking Effexor, Melatonin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Melatonin (melatonin)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Effexor, Melatonin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||42|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||36|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||27|
|Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)||18|
|Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)||18|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||17|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Effexor, Melatonin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)||4|
|Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)||4|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Increased Tendency To Bruise (increased tendency to injure the underlying soft tissue or bone)||2|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||2|
|Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prostate cancer
- Back pain
- Sleep disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Effexor is used in:
- Melatonin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Effexor alternatives:
- Melatonin alternatives:
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