Effexor xr and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Headache with Effexor xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,380 people who have side effects when taking Effexor xr from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 30, 2017

25,380 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 1,709 people (6.73%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Headache?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 38.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.46 %
  • 10+ years: 1.97 %

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

  • female: 78.99 %
  • male: 21.01 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.08 %
  • 10-19: 2.39 %
  • 20-29: 7.51 %
  • 30-39: 16.17 %
  • 40-49: 24.01 %
  • 50-59: 30.03 %
  • 60+: 19.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (600 people, 35.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (252 people, 14.75%)
  • Pain (88 people, 5.15%)
  • High Blood Pressure (67 people, 3.92%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (56 people, 3.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (144 people, 8.43%)
  • Synthroid (110 people, 6.44%)
  • Xanax (107 people, 6.26%)
  • Lexapro (94 people, 5.50%)
  • Prilosec (93 people, 5.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (542 people, 31.71%)
  • Dizziness (537 people, 31.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (477 people, 27.91%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (427 people, 24.99%)
  • Fatigue (411 people, 24.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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