Effexor xr and Confusion - from FDA reports


Summary

Confusion is found among people who take Effexor Xr, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor, and have Depression . We study 24,470 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA. Among them, 310 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.

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Effexor Xr

Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 27,751 users)

Confusion

Confusion has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 44,237 Confusion patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

24,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 310 people (1.27%) have Confusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Confusion?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Confusion *:

  • < 1 month: 43.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.46 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.21 %
  • 10+ years: 1.04 %

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • female: 70.23 %
  • male: 29.77 %

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.31 %
  • 20-29: 9.5 %
  • 30-39: 13.22 %
  • 40-49: 25.21 %
  • 50-59: 16.53 %
  • 60+: 32.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (85 people, 27.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (24 people, 7.74%)
  • Pain (7 people, 2.26%)
  • Convulsion (7 people, 2.26%)
  • Fibromyalgia (6 people, 1.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Effexor (17 people, 5.48%)
  • Zoloft (16 people, 5.16%)
  • Nexium (16 people, 5.16%)
  • Klonopin (16 people, 5.16%)
  • Ambien (14 people, 4.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (89 people, 28.71%)
  • Dizziness (65 people, 20.97%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 19.35%)
  • Agitation (55 people, 17.74%)
  • Confusional State (54 people, 17.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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