Effexor and Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Acne with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,966 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 04, 2017

67,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 138 people (0.2%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Acne?

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: 89.31 %
  • male: 10.69 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4 %
  • 20-29: 10 %
  • 30-39: 16 %
  • 40-49: 28 %
  • 50-59: 18 %
  • 60+: 24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (28 people, 20.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 10.87%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (9 people, 6.52%)
  • Breast Cancer (9 people, 6.52%)
  • Crohn's Disease (8 people, 5.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (19 people, 13.77%)
  • Zoloft (16 people, 11.59%)
  • Xanax (16 people, 11.59%)
  • Prednisone (16 people, 11.59%)
  • Neurontin (16 people, 11.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (35 people, 25.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 22.46%)
  • Fatigue (31 people, 22.46%)
  • Depression (30 people, 21.74%)
  • Rashes (27 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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