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Review: could Effexor xr cause Acid reflux?

Summary: Acid reflux could be caused by Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Prevacid, and have Pain.

We study 20,298 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Effexor xr

Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,724 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,953 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 39 people (0.19%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.09% of all the 43,840 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acid reflux in Effexor xr reports

Time on Effexor xr when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux7.14%7.14%35.71%7.14%28.57%7.14%7.14%

Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Effexor xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%0.00%5.41%10.81%29.73%37.84%16.22%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Effexor xr ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux0.00%57.14%28.57%14.29%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%42.86%57.14%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (16 people, 41.03%)
  2. Muscle spasms (14 people, 35.90%)
  3. Upper respiratory tract infection (13 people, 33.33%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 33.33%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prevacid (16 people, 41.03%)
  2. Valium (15 people, 38.46%)
  3. Flexeril (15 people, 38.46%)
  4. Lamictal (15 people, 38.46%)
  5. Ambien (15 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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