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 Zometa, and have Depression . We study 41,508 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 835 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 Effexor 69,031 users)

Dehydration

Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) has been reported by people with fever, rashes, thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, diarrhea (latest reports from 92,383 Dehydration patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

41,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 835 people (2.01%) have Dehydration


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Dehydration?

Time on Effexor when people have Dehydration *:

  • < 1 month: 42.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.5 %

Gender of people who have Dehydration when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 69.67 %
  • male: 30.33 %

Age of people who have Dehydration when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.58 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 1.45 %
  • 20-29: 5.93 %
  • 30-39: 10.56 %
  • 40-49: 16.5 %
  • 50-59: 24.46 %
  • 60+: 40.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (128 people, 15.33%)
  • Pain (77 people, 9.22%)
  • Osteoporosis (59 people, 7.07%)
  • Anxiety (46 people, 5.51%)
  • Hepatitis C (38 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (152 people, 18.20%)
  • Oxycontin (141 people, 16.89%)
  • Neurontin (110 people, 13.17%)
  • Prevacid (109 people, 13.05%)
  • Aspirin (108 people, 12.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (286 people, 34.25%)
  • Vomiting (250 people, 29.94%)
  • Diarrhoea (239 people, 28.62%)
  • Pain (238 people, 28.50%)
  • Asthenia (212 people, 25.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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