Review: could Effexor cause Erection problems?
We study 52,194 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 54,984 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Erection problems (latest reports from 134,123 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 52,194 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 445 people (0.85%) have Erection Problems. They amount to 0.34% of all the 131,918 people who have Erection Problems on eHealthMe.
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||27.94%||23.53%||14.71%||17.65%||9.56%||4.41%||2.21% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Effexor * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.00%||2.08%||16.42%||13.51%||24.32%||27.44%||16.22% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||13.64%||45.45%||31.82%||9.09% |
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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From this study (1 year ago):
Depression dysthemia off & on for 15+ years often severe with suicidal. Started effexor and in 1-3 months went from "severely depressed" on Beck depression questionare to "no signs of depression". A life saver. Thought I'd never be cured again......This after no success with several months to years trials of Cipralex, Welbutrin, Divalproex
From this study (2 years ago):
I have no libido and unable to obtain any sort of erectio
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