Review: could Effexor cause Appetite - increased?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 51,903 people who take Effexor. Among them, 208 have Appetite - increased. See who they are, when they have Appetite - increased and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Effexor include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Appetite - increased
Appetite - increased (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 58,249 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 50,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 195 people (0.39%) 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||27.50%||15.00%||17.50%||10.00%||5.00%||20.00%||5.00% |
Age of people who have Appetite - increased when taking Effexor * :
|Appetite - increased||0.58%||1.16%||1.73%||12.14%||15.61%||28.32%||25.43%||15.03% |
Severity of Appetite - increased when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Appetite - increased||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||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 (80 people, 41.03%)
- Anxiety (42 people, 21.54%)
- Bipolar disorder (29 people, 14.87%)
- Restless legs syndrome (16 people, 8.21%)
- Pain (16 people, 8.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (100 people, 51.28%)
- Zyprexa (40 people, 20.51%)
- Neurontin (37 people, 18.97%)
- Wellbutrin (32 people, 16.41%)
- Seroquel (30 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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