Review: could Effexor Xr cause Libido Increased?


Summary

Libido increased 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 Clonazepam, and have Depression . We study 25,976 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Libido increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido increased 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 27,070 users)

Libido Increased

Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex) has been reported by people with drug dependence, speech impairment (adult), erection problems, belching, speech disorder (latest reports from 1,593 Libido increased patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

25,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 12 people (0.05%) have Libido Increased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Libido increased?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Libido Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Libido Increased when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • female: 90.91 %
  • male: 9.09 %

Age of people who have Libido Increased when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 80 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Depression (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Social Phobia (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Narcolepsy (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Prevacid (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Clonazepam (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Motrin Ib (1 person, 8.33%)
  • Guaifenesin (1 person, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (7 people, 58.33%)
  • Nervousness (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Abnormal Dreams (5 people, 41.67%)
  • Dizziness (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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