Review: could Effexor xr cause Confusion?
Summary: Confusion 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 20,454 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 312 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.
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Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 21,906 Effexor xr users)
Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,501 Confusion patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 20,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 312 people (1.53%) have Confusion.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Confusion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Effexor xr * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Confusion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (113 people, 36.22%)
- Anxiety (26 people, 8.33%)
- Convulsion (13 people, 4.17%)
- Pain (10 people, 3.21%)
- Insomnia (10 people, 3.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (24 people, 7.69%)
- Lamictal (19 people, 6.09%)
- Nexium (18 people, 5.77%)
- Folic acid (18 people, 5.77%)
- Effexor (18 people, 5.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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