Effexor xr and Seizures - from FDA reports
Seizures is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Seizures with Effexor xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,724 people who have side effects when taking Effexor xr from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 27, 2017
25,724 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr.
Among them, 57 people (0.22%) have Seizures
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effexor xr when people have Seizures *:
- < 1 month: 60 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 20 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 20 %
Gender of people who have Seizures when taking Effexor xr *:
- female: 67.27 %
- male: 32.73 %
Age of people who have Seizures when taking Effexor xr *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 7.32 %
- 20-29: 7.32 %
- 30-39: 24.39 %
- 40-49: 21.95 %
- 50-59: 29.27 %
- 60+: 9.76 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (9 people, 15.79%)
- Migraine (7 people, 12.28%)
- Sleep Disorder (6 people, 10.53%)
- Supplementation Therapy (5 people, 8.77%)
- Hypersensitivity (5 people, 8.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (9 people, 15.79%)
- Lamictal (8 people, 14.04%)
- Effexor (8 people, 14.04%)
- Lyrica (7 people, 12.28%)
- Vimpat (6 people, 10.53%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Memory Loss (12 people, 21.05%)
- Nausea (11 people, 19.30%)
- Dizziness (9 people, 15.79%)
- Head Injury (7 people, 12.28%)
- Drowsiness (7 people, 12.28%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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