Review: Effexor Xr and Grapefruit
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Effexor Xr and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 2 people who reported to have interactions when taking Effexor Xr, Grapefruit are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Grapefruit (grapefruit)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Effexor Xr, Grapefruit:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||2|
|Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||2|
|Eosinophilia (eosinophil count in the peripheral blood exceeds)||2|
|Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin)||2|
|Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased||2|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Effexor Xr, Grapefruit:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Venous insufficiency
- Osteoporosis prophylaxis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Calcium carbonate
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Effexor Xr (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.
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