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Review: Multaq and Effexor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Multaq and Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Multaq (what 4,969 Multaq users reported?) has active ingredients of dronedarone hydrochloride. It is used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Effexor (what 55,017 Effexor users reported?) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is used in depression.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 20 people who take Multaq, Effexor are studied

Multaq, Effexor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Multaq (dronedarone hydrochloride)
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pulmonary OedemaThyroxine DecreasedAtrioventricular Block CompletePleural Effusionn/an/an/aDyspnoea
Cardiac FailureHypothyroidismDyspnoeaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
DyspnoeaBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone IncreasedPulmonary HypertensionPericardial Effusion
White Blood Cell Count IncreasedPericardial EffusionDizziness
Respiratory ArrestFatigue
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedPleural Effusion
Urinary Tract InfectionThyroxine Decreased
Blood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
Hypothyroidism
Pulmonary Oedema

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
International Normalised Ratio IncreasedPericardial Effusion
Pulmonary OedemaDyspnoea
Cardiac FailurePleural Effusion
SomnolenceBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
Heart Rate IncreasedHypothyroidism
Gait DisturbanceThyroxine Decreased
Hepatic Enzyme IncreasedAtrial Flutter
Atrioventricular Block CompleteRash
FatigueOedema Peripheral
Upper Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageDizziness

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/an/aPainPulmonary OedemaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
DyspnoeaDyspnoeaPericardial Effusion
Respiratory FailureBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Increased
Thyroid Function Test AbnormalThyroxine Decreased
CoughFatigue
Pleural EffusionDizziness
Hypothyroidism
Dyspnoea
Dysphonia
Rash

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you take Multaq and Effexor?

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    I take both Adderall and effexor to treat ADHD and anxiety/depression. I have taken both for years but Adderall longer. My ability to hold an erection and to experience an orgasm has decreased.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Multaq (dronedarone hydrochloride) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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