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Review: could Effexor cause Appetite - increased?

We study 52,200 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 208 have Appetite - increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Appetite - increased and more.

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Effexor

Effexor (latest outcomes from 55,004 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

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 59,502 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 52,200 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 208 people (0.40%) have Appetite - Increased. They amount to 0.35% of all the 59,413 people who have Appetite - Increased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Appetite - increased in Effexor reports

Time on Effexor when people have Appetite - increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Appetite - increased27.50%15.00%17.50%10.00%5.00%20.00%5.00%

Age of people who have Appetite - increased when taking Effexor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Appetite - increased0.55%1.09%1.64%11.48%14.75%30.05%26.23%14.21%

Severity of Appetite - increased when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Appetite - increased0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Appetite - increased ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Appetite - increased0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (84 people, 40.38%)
  2. Anxiety (44 people, 21.15%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (32 people, 15.38%)
  4. Pain (19 people, 9.13%)
  5. Restless legs syndrome (16 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor xr (102 people, 49.04%)
  2. Zyprexa (40 people, 19.23%)
  3. Neurontin (39 people, 18.75%)
  4. Seroquel (33 people, 15.87%)
  5. Wellbutrin (32 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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