Review: could Effexor xr cause Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lexapro, and have Depression.
We study 20,430 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 211 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 21,869 Effexor xr users)
Sexual dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,084 Sexual dysfunction patients)
On Jan, 30, 2015: 20,430 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 211 people (1.03%) have Sexual Dysfunction.
Time on Effexor xr when people have Sexual dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sexual dysfunction||27.50%||22.50%||13.75%||15.00%||12.50%||6.25%||2.50% |
Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Effexor xr * :
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||1.42%||9.91%||14.62%||26.89%||33.49%||13.68% |
Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Effexor xr ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sexual dysfunction||11.76%||47.06%||23.53%||17.65% |
How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sexual dysfunction||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (89 people, 42.18%)
- Anxiety (49 people, 23.22%)
- Hypertension (31 people, 14.69%)
- Panic disorder (28 people, 13.27%)
- Insomnia (12 people, 5.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (50 people, 23.70%)
- Wellbutrin xl (48 people, 22.75%)
- Effexor (46 people, 21.80%)
- Zometa (42 people, 19.91%)
- Ativan (41 people, 19.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi. just started 37.5 dose 3 days ago for anxiety. Sole care giver for 87 year old mom who jave been in hospital for 6 weeks waiting for a retirement home. Having chills and sweats. Also a bit dizzy. Was on Ciprolex before but got weak and severe head pain. Hoping these effexor symptoms will pass.
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