Review: could Effexor xr cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.
We study 20,396 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,257 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache 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)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 20,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 1,476 people (7.24%) have Headache.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Effexor xr * :
Severity of Headache when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (704 people, 47.70%)
- Anxiety (306 people, 20.73%)
- Pain (84 people, 5.69%)
- Hypertension (75 people, 5.08%)
- Panic attack (68 people, 4.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (142 people, 9.62%)
- Effexor (118 people, 7.99%)
- Lipitor (115 people, 7.79%)
- Synthroid (114 people, 7.72%)
- Xanax (108 people, 7.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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