Review: could Effexor Xr cause Platelet Count Increased?


Platelet count increased 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 Ambien, and have Malignant melanoma . We study 23,190 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Platelet count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count 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 24,244 users)

Platelet Count Increased

Platelet count increased has been reported by people with rashes, eye swelling, weakness, diarrhea, head banging (latest reports from 6,096 Platelet count increased patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

23,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 27 people (0.12%) have Platelet Count Increased

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Platelet count increased?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Platelet Count Increased *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

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

  • female: 62.96 %
  • male: 37.04 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8 %
  • 30-39: 16 %
  • 40-49: 32 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 36 %

Severity if Platelet Count Increased when taking Effexor Xr **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Platelet Count Increased **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Malignant Melanoma (6 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Panic Disorder (2 people)
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (7 people)
  • Prochlorperazine Mesilate (6 people)
  • Prochlorperazine Maleate (6 people)
  • Coumadin (6 people)
  • Avanza (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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