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Review: could Effexor cause Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes)?

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 52,278 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,477 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 55,093 Effexor users)

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 140,986 Diabetes mellitus patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 52,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 1,477 people (2.83%) have Diabetes Mellitus.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Effexor reports

Time on Effexor when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes mellitus10.98%13.41%8.54%24.39%21.95%14.63%6.10%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus0.56%0.00%1.54%5.02%19.96%38.10%25.05%9.77%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diabetes mellitus40.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diabetes mellitus0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (709 people, 48.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (362 people, 24.51%)
  3. Anxiety (352 people, 23.83%)
  4. Sleep disorder (212 people, 14.35%)
  5. Insomnia (171 people, 11.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (1,074 people, 72.71%)
  2. Zyprexa (596 people, 40.35%)
  3. Effexor xr (589 people, 39.88%)
  4. Risperdal (463 people, 31.35%)
  5. Ambien (312 people, 21.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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