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 52,278 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,410 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,093 Effexor users)
Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,098 Dizziness patients)
On Jan, 3, 2015: 52,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 3,414 people (6.53%) have Dizziness.
Time on Effexor when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (1,753 people, 51.35%)
- Anxiety (608 people, 17.81%)
- Pain (285 people, 8.35%)
- Hypertension (218 people, 6.39%)
- Osteoporosis (112 people, 3.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (2,729 people, 79.94%)
- Neurontin (417 people, 12.21%)
- Aspirin (371 people, 10.87%)
- Zometa (350 people, 10.25%)
- Ambien (344 people, 10.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.
Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted
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- Is effexor xr induce paraphillia
I am a hypocondriasis patient and taking medication last 3 year dose effexor xr 75 mg extendd release.. nw i heard some drug can induced paraphillia..then onwards i am fearing this effexor xr is coming under the category of paraphillia inducing drugs and ? And paraphillic nature vll get to me in future due to this effexor xe medication..about my history, there have no paraphilic nature to me at any point of time... so kindly give a reply soon
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ConcernedBrother on Dec, 19, 2014:
My sister who is 57 switched from Cymbalta to Effexor xl 225 mg in morning. She is always sleepy and now has dizziness. she has been on it for about a week. Other drugs include metformin, Neurontin, klonopin, methocarbonal,
Fyntenal and nucenta for pain.
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