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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 20,389 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 201 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.
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Effexor xr (latest outcomes from 21,835 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) (latest reports from 128,397 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 20,377 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 211 people (1.04%) 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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