Could Effexor cause Acne - from FDA reports
Acne is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Folic Acid, and have Depression . We study 65,121 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA. Among them, 132 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 Effexor 70,631 users)
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,652 Acne patients).
On Dec, 26, 2016
65,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 132 people (0.2%) have Acne
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effexor when people have Acne *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
- 10+ years: 50.0 %
Gender of people who have Acne when taking Effexor *:
- female: 89.6 %
- male: 10.4 %
Age of people who have Acne when taking Effexor *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 4.08 %
- 20-29: 10.2 %
- 30-39: 15.31 %
- 40-49: 28.57 %
- 50-59: 17.35 %
- 60+: 24.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (28 people, 21.21%)
- Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 11.36%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 6.82%)
- Breast Cancer (9 people, 6.82%)
- Crohn's Disease (7 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Folic Acid (19 people, 14.39%)
- Zoloft (16 people, 12.12%)
- Prednisone (16 people, 12.12%)
- Neurontin (16 people, 12.12%)
- Xanax (15 people, 11.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (33 people, 25.00%)
- Stress And Anxiety (30 people, 22.73%)
- Fatigue (30 people, 22.73%)
- Depression (30 people, 22.73%)
- Rashes (26 people, 19.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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