Review: could Effexor cause Acne?
Summary: Acne is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,333 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 81 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,150 Effexor users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 33,155 Acne patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 52,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 100 people (0.19%) have Acne.
Time on Effexor when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Acne when taking Effexor * :
Severity of Acne when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (21 people, 21.00%)
- Crohn's disease (10 people, 10.00%)
- Osteoporosis (10 people, 10.00%)
- Anxiety (9 people, 9.00%)
- Breast cancer (8 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (48 people, 48.00%)
- Folic acid (25 people, 25.00%)
- Zoloft (21 people, 21.00%)
- Prednisone (18 people, 18.00%)
- Neurontin (18 people, 18.00%)
* 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:
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- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Simvastatin, Hydroxyzine, Effexor Xr for a 36-year old woman with Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Insomnia, Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Gain
- A study of side effects of Effexor for a 45-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Weight Gain
- A study of drug interactions between Proair Hfa, Adderall Xr 30, Effexor Xr, Seroquel Xr for a 23-year old woman with Asthma, Adhd, Bipolar, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Mood Swings
- A study of drug interactions between Maxalt, Effexor, Bupropion Hydrochloride for a 52-year old woman with Migraine With Aura, Depression, Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Bad Dreams
- A study of drug interactions between Seroquel, Remeron, Lexapro, Klonopin, Fluoxetine, Effexor Xr, Topamax, Risperdal, Restoril, Depakote, Adderall, Abilify, Zoloft, Xanax, Zyprexa, Geodon for a 44-year old woman with Depression, Migraine With Aura, Dpression, Sleep Disorder, Add, Depression - Chronic, Anxiety Disorder.
Recent Effexor related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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