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Review: could Effexor cause Dizziness?

We study 52,200 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,411 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Effexor

Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,990 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Dizziness

Dizziness (latest reports from 1,294,106 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 26, 2014: 52,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 3,411 people (6.54%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.26% of all the 1,294,530 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.

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
Dizziness37.39%19.66%11.77%11.19%13.84%4.53%1.62%

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%17.01%24.41%27.25%20.31%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness9.23%61.54%21.54%7.69%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%11.76%88.24%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,751 people, 51.33%)
  2. Anxiety (608 people, 17.82%)
  3. Pain (284 people, 8.33%)
  4. Hypertension (218 people, 6.39%)
  5. Osteoporosis (112 people, 3.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor xr (2,728 people, 79.98%)
  2. Neurontin (417 people, 12.23%)
  3. Aspirin (371 people, 10.88%)
  4. Zometa (350 people, 10.26%)
  5. Ambien (344 people, 10.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have had these symptoms when I have gone 3-4 days off of the phentermine. I have had other symptoms when I forgot to take my venlafaxine but those are surely from not taking them because after taking them I feel those symptoms dissappear shortly thereafter.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Venlafaxine side effects are horrific for me but attempting to titrate down or discontinue under my physician's care was even worse - - nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, vertigo, anxiety.

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