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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 52,278 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

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 55,093 Effexor users)

Dizziness

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.

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
Dizziness37.31%19.69%11.75%11.23%13.88%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%7.34%16.99%24.47%27.23%20.29%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness8.82%60.29%20.59%10.29%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,753 people, 51.35%)
  2. Anxiety (608 people, 17.81%)
  3. Pain (285 people, 8.35%)
  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, 79.94%)
  2. Neurontin (417 people, 12.21%)
  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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  • 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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