Review: could Effexor cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 42,432 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,404 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 70,563 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,656 Dizziness patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

42,432 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 2,404 people (5.67%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Dizziness?

Time on Effexor when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 34.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.77 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.31 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.77 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 73.91 %
  • male: 26.09 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 1.88 %
  • 20-29: 6.08 %
  • 30-39: 13.45 %
  • 40-49: 21.09 %
  • 50-59: 27.76 %
  • 60+: 29.64 %

Severity of Dizziness **:

  • least: 13.04 %
  • moderate: 60.87 %
  • severe: 13.04 %
  • most severe: 13.04 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (280 people, 11.65%)
  • Xanax (250 people, 10.40%)
  • Neurontin (239 people, 9.94%)
  • Ambien (230 people, 9.57%)
  • Oxycontin (189 people, 7.86%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (138 people, 5.74%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (828 people, 34.44%)
  • Headache (695 people, 28.91%)
  • Fatigue (655 people, 27.25%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (632 people, 26.29%)
  • Pain (499 people, 20.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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