Review: could Effexor cause Dystonia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 22, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 51,903 people who take Effexor. Among them, 179 have Dystonia. See who they are, when they have Dystonia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Effexor include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone) (latest reports from 51,595 patients) has been reported by people with indigestion, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 50,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 180 people (0.36%) have Dystonia.
Time on Effexor when people have Dystonia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Effexor * :
Severity of Dystonia when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dystonia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Panic attack (49 people, 27.22%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (49 people, 27.22%)
- Depression (38 people, 21.11%)
- Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 6.11%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 6.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (116 people, 64.44%)
- Clonazepam (46 people, 25.56%)
- Amitrip (37 people, 20.56%)
- Seroquel (24 people, 13.33%)
- Klonopin (19 people, 10.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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