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Review: Methocarbamol and Effexor Xr

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Methocarbamol and Effexor Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on 283 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Apr, 3, 2014: 283 people who reported to have interactions when taking Methocarbamol, Effexor Xr are studied

Trend of Methocarbamol, Effexor Xr's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4978297)

Drug combinations in study:
- Methocarbamol (methocarbamol)
- Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Methocarbamol, Effexor Xr:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety198
Vomiting158
Pain157
Depression147
Arthralgia (joint pain)144
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)140
Hypertension (high blood pressure)132
Back Pain132
Pain In Extremity100
Insomnia (sleeplessness)95

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Methocarbamol, Effexor Xr:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Vertigo16
Anxiety15
Dizziness12
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)12
Emotional Distress8
Injury8
Suicidal Ideation8
Suicide Attempt8
Chest Pain8
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)8

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Methocarbamol0.000.000.000.000.00
Effexor Xr33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression
  2. Pain
  3. Anxiety
  4. Ill-defined disorder
  5. Migraine

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel
  2. Robaxin
  3. Ambien
  4. Neurontin
  5. Vioxx

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Methocarbamol (methocarbamol) is often used to treat muscle spasms. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I brush my hair once a day. After this brushing, the hair brush is COVERED in hair, and I must clean the brush at that time. The crown of my head shows moderate to sever hair loss, and I don't know what to do about this problem.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • it was right around the time in which i was on the invanz in which i gained around 30lbs.. i was on other medication before that but none of them touched the infection i had. i has to have a pic-line inserted.. and go in daily for the invanz treatments..was a 10 day order.. ever since then i cant seem to lose the weight i gained.. i have always been around 150 and now i am close to 190.. just not right and dont help with my depression.. please if you have any answers for me please i could use some.. thanks

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

  • Can venlafaxine hydrochloride (effexor) cause hyperthyroidism in elderly women?
    She was diagnosed with Hashimoto disease in her 40s and treated with thyroid supplements until her mid 80s. After taking Effexor for more than one year, she was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism at 88.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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