Review: could Effexor xr cause Seizures?
Summary: Seizures is reported only by a few people who take Effexor xr.
We study 20,443 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 has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 21,892 Effexor xr users)
Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, epilepsy. (latest reports from 2,117 Seizures patients)
On Mar, 4, 2015: 20,443 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Seizures.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Spironolactone, Effexor XR for a 34-year old woman with Acne, Anxiety. The patient has Eyes - Sensitive To Light
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Lithium Carbonate for a 32-year old woman with Depression, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Appetite Decreased, Weakness, Abdominal Pain Aggravated, Dizziness Aggravated, Nausea, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Adderall 20, Lyrica for a 53-year old woman with Depression, Fatigue - Chronic, Fibromyalgia. The patient has Vertigo, Itching, Burning Sensation, Nasal Dryness, Bursitis, Chest Pain, Restless Legs Syndrome, High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Weight Gain, Breathing-related Sleep Disorder, Sleep Apnoea Syndrome, Mouth Dry Aggravated, Eyes - Dry, Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping, Weakness, Hands - Chapped And Dry, Glaucoma, Pain In Jaw, Headache, Pain - Eye, Vision Problems, Numbness In Hands Or Feet, Hair Loss, Pain Exacerbated
Recent Effexor xr related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Escitalopram, Celexa, Effexor for a 22-year old woman who has Anxiety Disorder
- Comparions of Abilify, Effexor, Lorazepam for a 29-year old man who has Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type
- Comparions of Focalin, Effexor for a 46-year old woman who has Depression
- Comparions of Effexor Xr, Prozac, Xanax, Sprintec for a 20-year old woman who has Teenagers And Depression
- Comparions of Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Effexor, Lyrica, Cymbalta for a 39-year old woman who has Fibromyalgia
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