Could Effexor xr cause Sexual dysfunction - from FDA reports


Summary

Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Effexor Xr, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 26,566 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA. Among them, 233 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction 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 27,684 users)

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with erection problems, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, depression, high blood pressure (latest reports from 48,753 Sexual dysfunction patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

26,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 233 people (0.88%) have Sexual Dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Sexual dysfunction?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Sexual Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.58 %
  • 10+ years: 4.55 %

Gender of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • female: 15.28 %
  • male: 84.72 %

Age of people who have Sexual Dysfunction when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.68 %
  • 20-29: 10.06 %
  • 30-39: 13.97 %
  • 40-49: 30.17 %
  • 50-59: 34.08 %
  • 60+: 10.06 %

Severity of Sexual Dysfunction **:

  • least: 15 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 15 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people, 18.03%)
  • Ativan (41 people, 17.60%)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (34 people, 14.59%)
  • Lexapro (32 people, 13.73%)
  • Metamucil-2 (31 people, 13.30%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 6.87%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (69 people, 29.61%)
  • Fatigue (66 people, 28.33%)
  • Depression (59 people, 25.32%)
  • Chest Pain (56 people, 24.03%)
  • Nausea (52 people, 22.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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