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Review: could Effexor cause Dizziness?





Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression.

We study 52,255 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,408 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 55,076 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dizziness 160,309 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 52,255 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 3,413 people (6.53%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Effexor reports

Time on Effexor when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness37.34%19.64%11.76%11.24%13.89%4.52%1.61%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.03%0.03%3.62%7.35%17.00%24.45%27.24%20.29%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness8.96%61.19%20.90%8.96%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%10.53%89.47%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,753 people, 51.36%)
  2. Anxiety (608 people, 17.81%)
  3. Pain (284 people, 8.32%)
  4. Hypertension (218 people, 6.39%)
  5. Osteoporosis (112 people, 3.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor xr (2,729 people, 79.96%)
  2. Neurontin (417 people, 12.22%)
  3. Aspirin (371 people, 10.87%)
  4. Zometa (350 people, 10.25%)
  5. Ambien (344 people, 10.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...

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