Review: could Effexor cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Summary

Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression . We study 52,534 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,554 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 54,461 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, cardiac failure congestive, stroke, blood glucose increased (latest reports from 119,148 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

52,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 1,554 people (2.96%) have Diabetes Mellitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Effexor when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 5.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.6 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.05 %
  • 10+ years: 5.38 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 67.29 %
  • male: 32.71 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.59 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.11 %
  • 20-29: 5.23 %
  • 30-39: 20.19 %
  • 40-49: 39.28 %
  • 50-59: 24.17 %
  • 60+: 9.43 %

Severity if Diabetes Mellitus when taking Effexor **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diabetes Mellitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (594 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (319 people)
  • Anxiety (292 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (187 people)
  • Schizophrenia (138 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (967 people)
  • Zyprexa (539 people)
  • Risperdal (423 people)
  • Abilify (265 people)
  • Ambien (260 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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