Review: could Effexor cause Diabetes - Type 2?


Summary

Diabetes - type 2 is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 35,735 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 653 have Diabetes - type 2. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes - type 2 and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 60,435 users)

Diabetes - Type 2

Diabetes - type 2 has been reported by people with rashes, lactic acidosis, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, injection site erythema (latest reports from 111,264 Diabetes - type 2 patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

35,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 653 people (1.83%) have Diabetes - Type 2


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Diabetes - type 2?

Time on Effexor when people have Diabetes - Type 2 *:

  • < 1 month: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 42.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 3.7 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes - Type 2 when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 64.97 %
  • male: 35.03 %

Age of people who have Diabetes - Type 2 when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 7.93 %
  • 30-39: 17.52 %
  • 40-49: 40.5 %
  • 50-59: 22.64 %
  • 60+: 10.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (295 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (174 people)
  • Anxiety (146 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (105 people)
  • Insomnia (87 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (503 people)
  • Risperdal (236 people)
  • Zyprexa (226 people)
  • Abilify (156 people)
  • Ambien (144 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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