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Review: could Effexor cause Dehydration?

Summary: Dehydration is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression.

We study 52,300 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 931 have Dehydration. Find out below who they are, when they have Dehydration and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,103 Effexor users)

Dehydration

Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, hepatitis c. (latest reports from 66,103 Dehydration patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 52,300 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 931 people (1.78%) have Dehydration.

Trend of Dehydration in Effexor reports

Time on Effexor when people have Dehydration * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dehydration48.15%23.46%6.17%4.94%8.64%7.41%1.23%

Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Effexor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dehydration0.45%0.11%1.36%5.79%12.37%19.07%23.84%37.00%

Severity of Dehydration when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dehydration25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Dehydration ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dehydration0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (172 people, 18.47%)
  2. Pain (100 people, 10.74%)
  3. Anxiety (81 people, 8.70%)
  4. Osteoporosis (71 people, 7.63%)
  5. Hepatitis c (49 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor xr (329 people, 35.34%)
  2. Aspirin (218 people, 23.42%)
  3. Zometa (151 people, 16.22%)
  4. Percocet (146 people, 15.68%)
  5. Oxycontin (142 people, 15.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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