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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 Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,240 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 445 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 55,054 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Erection problems (latest reports from 29,386 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 28, 2014: 52,240 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 445 people (0.85%) have Erection Problems.
Time on Effexor when people have Erection problems * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erection problems||27.74%||23.36%||14.60%||18.25%||9.49%||4.38%||2.19% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Effexor * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.00%||2.08%||16.22%||13.51%||24.32%||27.44%||16.42% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||13.64%||45.45%||27.27%||13.64% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||10.00%||20.00%||70.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (213 people, 47.87%)
- Anxiety (73 people, 16.40%)
- Pain (69 people, 15.51%)
- Anxiety disorder (46 people, 10.34%)
- Hypertension (45 people, 10.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (295 people, 66.29%)
- Lexapro (118 people, 26.52%)
- Zoloft (89 people, 20.00%)
- Seroquel (80 people, 17.98%)
- Neurontin (79 people, 17.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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