Review: could Effexor cause Erection Problems?


Summary

Erection problems is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Depression . We study 35,734 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 285 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 59,197 users)

Erection Problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, hypotension, drug ineffective, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 33,628 Erection problems patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

35,734 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 285 people (0.8%) have Erection Problems


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Erection problems?

Time on Effexor when people have Erection Problems *:

  • < 1 month: 29.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.59 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.82 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.88 %
  • 10+ years: 5.88 %

Gender of people who have Erection Problems when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 12 %
  • male: 88 %

Age of people who have Erection Problems when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 12.27 %
  • 30-39: 14.09 %
  • 40-49: 24.55 %
  • 50-59: 26.36 %
  • 60+: 21.36 %

Severity if Erection Problems when taking Effexor **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Erection Problems **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (81 people)
  • Pain (57 people)
  • Anxiety (20 people)
  • Prophylaxis (18 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (54 people)
  • Percocet (50 people)
  • Oxycontin (49 people)
  • Neurontin (49 people)
  • Seroquel (42 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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