Review: could Effexor xr cause Seizures?
We study 20,351 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Seizures and more.
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Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,785 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) (latest reports from 1,924 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, epilepsy, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Jul, 16, 2014: 20,351 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Seizures. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,916 people who have Seizures on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Seizures * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Seizures when taking Effexor xr * :
Severity of Seizures when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Seizures ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (1 people, 100.00%)
- Seizures (1 people, 100.00%)
- Seizures (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (1 people, 100.00%)
- Clonazepam (1 people, 100.00%)
- Dilantin (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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