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Review: could Effexor xr cause Numbness in hands or feet?

Summary: Numbness in hands or feet could be caused by Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Claritin, and have Depression.

We study 20,298 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Numbness in hands or feet. Find out below who they are, when they have Numbness in hands or feet 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.

Numbness in hands or feet

Numbness in hands or feet (latest reports from 2,241 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 20,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Numbness In Hands Or Feet. They amount to 0.13% of all the 2,226 people who have Numbness In Hands Or Feet on eHealthMe.

Trend of Numbness in hands or feet in Effexor xr reports

Time on Effexor xr when people have Numbness in hands or feet * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Numbness in hands or feet33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Age of people who have Numbness in hands or feet when taking Effexor xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Numbness in hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Severity of Numbness in hands or feet when taking Effexor xr ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Numbness in hands or feet0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Numbness in hands or feet ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Numbness in hands or feet0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Health (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Allergies (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Ge reflux (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Calcium and bones (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claritin (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Omeprazole (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Fish oil (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Calcium (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Vitamin e (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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