Review: Effexor Xr and Grapefruit drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Effexor Xr and Grapefruit. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2 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 xr (latest outcomes from 20,891 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Grapefruit (latest outcomes from 78 users) has active ingredients of grapefruit.
On Mar, 3, 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:
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Effexor xr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By svajuca: Could this be cataplexy?
I have been diagnosed with bio-polar about 4 years ago. Since then I also have experienced panic attacks and something I think might be caterplexy. Sometimes when I am in therapy session and things get heated emotionally my body kind of shuts down. My arms,legs everything gets kind of heavy and I ki ...
- By nanamom: Can abilify increase hallucinations in a person with frontotemporal lobe dementia?
I was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia 4 years ago. I have experienced hallucinations at times over the last 2 years usually related with a UTI. One ongoing hallucination that I have that is not related to UTI is seeing bugs burrowing in my arms. I also tend to see people who are not there at ...
- By mama02: Like to know all problems with children born on effexor my son is now 5 small for his age but was8.5lbs when born has limited speech
Also on lisinopril during first 5weeks pregnancy which caused low amniotic fluid but went back to normal in 3days when switch to right bp med
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- By Tonya2247: I got pneumonia while taking topamax, obvious correlation
I do not take all the medicines above all the time but I am using an implanted pump giving me less than 2mg of dilaudid per day, 75 mg effexor daily and usually buspar. Dr prescribed topamax within 4 days I was hospitalized with Pneumonia, stayed a week came home a week had a clear chest x ray and ...
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