Review: could Effexor Xr cause Withdrawal From Opioids?


Withdrawal from opioids is reported only by a few people who take Effexor Xr. We study 23,190 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Withdrawal from opioids. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal from opioids 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)

Withdrawal From Opioids

Withdrawal from opioids has been reported by people with constipation, confusion, back pain - low, joint pain, memory loss (latest reports from 700 Withdrawal from opioids patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

23,190 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor Xr.
Among them, 1 person (0.0%) has Withdrawal From Opioids

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Withdrawal from opioids?

Time on Effexor Xr when people have Withdrawal From Opioids *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Withdrawal From Opioids when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Withdrawal From Opioids when taking Effexor Xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Withdrawal From Opioids when taking Effexor Xr **:

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

How people recovered from Withdrawal From Opioids **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1 person)
  • Drug Abuse (1 person)
  • Bipolar 2 (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Suboxone (1 person)
  • Olanzapine (1 person)
  • Nuvigil (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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