Review: could Effexor xr cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Prevacid, and have Pain.
We study 20,396 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.
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Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 21,844 users)
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Acid reflux 10,551 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 40 people (0.20%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||6.67%||6.67%||33.33%||6.67%||26.67%||13.33%||6.67% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Effexor xr * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||13.16%||28.95%||36.84%||15.79% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||53.33%||26.67%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||37.50%||62.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (16 people, 40.00%)
- Muscle spasms (14 people, 35.00%)
- Bone lesion (13 people, 32.50%)
- Restless legs syndrome (13 people, 32.50%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (13 people, 32.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prevacid (16 people, 40.00%)
- Ambien (15 people, 37.50%)
- Flexeril (15 people, 37.50%)
- Lamictal (15 people, 37.50%)
- Valium (15 people, 37.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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