Effexor and Dystonia - from FDA reports


Summary

Dystonia 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 Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Dystonia with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,966 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 05, 2017

67,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 207 people (0.3%) have Dystonia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Dystonia?

Time on Effexor when people have Dystonia *:

  • < 1 month: 53.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dystonia when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 74.75 %
  • male: 25.25 %

Age of people who have Dystonia when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.75 %
  • 20-29: 15.62 %
  • 30-39: 16.25 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 21.25 %
  • 60+: 18.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (39 people, 18.84%)
  • Panic Disorder (14 people, 6.76%)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (13 people, 6.28%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (12 people, 5.80%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (11 people, 5.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (22 people, 10.63%)
  • Neurontin (21 people, 10.14%)
  • Lisinopril (19 people, 9.18%)
  • Clonazepam (19 people, 9.18%)
  • Ativan (19 people, 9.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Tremor (42 people, 20.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (36 people, 17.39%)
  • Pain (35 people, 16.91%)
  • High Blood Pressure (35 people, 16.91%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 14.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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