Review: could Effexor cause Appetite - increased?
Summary: Appetite - increased is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression. We study 52,351 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 209 have Appetite - increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Appetite - increased and more.
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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,172 Effexor users)
Appetite - increased
Appetite - increased (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 9,329 Appetite - increased patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 52,351 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 209 people (0.40%) have Appetite - Increased.
Time on Effexor when people have Appetite - increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Appetite - increased||26.83%||14.63%||17.07%||9.76%||7.32%||19.51%||4.88% |
Age of people who have Appetite - increased when taking Effexor * :
|Appetite - increased||0.54%||1.09%||1.63%||11.41%||14.67%||29.89%||26.63%||14.13% |
Severity of Appetite - increased when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Appetite - increased||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Appetite - increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Appetite - increased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (84 people, 40.19%)
- Anxiety (44 people, 21.05%)
- Bipolar disorder (32 people, 15.31%)
- Pain (19 people, 9.09%)
- Restless legs syndrome (16 people, 7.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (103 people, 49.28%)
- Zyprexa (40 people, 19.14%)
- Neurontin (39 people, 18.66%)
- Seroquel (33 people, 15.79%)
- Wellbutrin (32 people, 15.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 years ago):
My increase in appetite is for sugar, as in lollies or chocolate, and I shake until I consume say a packet of chocolate biscuits. I have had several tests and I am not diabetic.
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