Could Effexor cause Dizziness - from FDA reports


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 Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 65,121 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA. Among them, 4,352 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 70,631 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,815 Dizziness patients).

On Jan, 17, 2017

65,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 4,352 people (6.68%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Dizziness?

Time on Effexor when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 32.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.31 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.39 %
  • 10+ years: 2.54 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 77 %
  • male: 23 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.03 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 1.79 %
  • 20-29: 7.24 %
  • 30-39: 15.82 %
  • 40-49: 23.31 %
  • 50-59: 27.34 %
  • 60+: 24.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,431 people, 32.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (509 people, 11.70%)
  • Pain (264 people, 6.07%)
  • High Blood Pressure (237 people, 5.45%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (149 people, 3.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (346 people, 7.95%)
  • Xanax (339 people, 7.79%)
  • Zometa (326 people, 7.49%)
  • Ambien (326 people, 7.49%)
  • Lipitor (289 people, 6.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,563 people, 35.91%)
  • Headache (1,202 people, 27.62%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (1,041 people, 23.92%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,028 people, 23.62%)
  • Fatigue (1,003 people, 23.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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