Could Effexor cause Diplopia - from FDA reports


Summary

Diplopia is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 42,435 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Diplopia. Find out below who they are, when they have Diplopia and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 70,577 users)

Diplopia

Diplopia (double vision) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 17,122 Diplopia patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

42,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 153 people (0.36%) have Diplopia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Diplopia?

Time on Effexor when people have Diplopia *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diplopia when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 77.18 %
  • male: 22.82 %

Age of people who have Diplopia when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.46 %
  • 30-39: 20.49 %
  • 40-49: 21.31 %
  • 50-59: 33.61 %
  • 60+: 22.13 %

Severity of Diplopia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (36 people, 23.53%)
  • Aspirin (36 people, 23.53%)
  • Aredia (35 people, 22.88%)
  • Vicodin (32 people, 20.92%)
  • Oxycontin (32 people, 20.92%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Effexor, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Breast Cancer (23 people, 15.03%)
  • Metastases To Bone (22 people, 14.38%)
  • Muscle Spasms (14 people, 9.15%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (14 people, 9.15%)
  • Constipation (13 people, 8.50%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 36.60%)
  • Dizziness (51 people, 33.33%)
  • Chest Pain (47 people, 30.72%)
  • Headache (44 people, 28.76%)
  • Pain (41 people, 26.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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