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Review: could Effexor xr cause Libido increased?

Summary: Libido increased could be caused by Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zoloft, and have Depression.

We study 20,298 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Libido increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Libido increased 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.

Libido increased

Libido increased (increased sexual urge to have sex) (latest reports from 4,986 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, restless leg syndrome, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 20,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 11 people (0.05%) have Libido Increased. They amount to 0.22% of all the 4,979 people who have Libido Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Libido increased in Effexor xr reports

Time on Effexor xr when people have Libido increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Libido increased60.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Libido increased when taking Effexor xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Libido increased0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%9.09%81.82%0.00%

Severity of Libido increased when taking Effexor xr ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Libido increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Generalized anxiety disorder (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Menopausal symptoms (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Social phobia (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (3 people, 27.27%)
  2. Clonazepam (3 people, 27.27%)
  3. Guaifenesin (2 people, 18.18%)
  4. Ambien (2 people, 18.18%)
  5. Darvocet (1 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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