Review: could Effexor xr cause Seizures?
Summary: Seizures is reported only by a few people who take Effexor xr.
We study 20,454 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 21,906 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 Apr, 6, 2015: 20,454 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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- A study of drug interactions between Finasteride, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Flecainide Acetate, Lithium Carbonate, Flomax, Effexor Xr for a 75-year old man with BPH, Sleepy, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Urinary Retention, Depression. The patient has Breathing Difficulty - Lying Down, Pain - Muscles
- A study of drug interactions between Risperidone, Clonazepam, Remeron, Effexor Xr for a 59-year old woman with Psychotic, Anxiety Disorder, Depression. The patient has Tooth Discoloration
- A study of drug interactions between Effexor Xr, Zanaflex, Vistaril, Methadone Hydrochloride, Fentanyl-100, Remeron for a 29-year old woman with Depression, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Herniated Intervertebral Disk, Fibromyalgia, Insomnia Related To Another Mental Condition.
- A study of side effects of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride for a 41-year old man with Depression. The patient has Blood In Stool
- A study of side effects of Effexor Xr for a 31-year old woman with Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Insomnia, Compulsive Shopping
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