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Review: could Effexor cause Erection problems?

We study 52,200 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 444 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Effexor

Effexor (latest outcomes from 55,004 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Erection problems

Erection problems (latest reports from 136,560 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.

Trend of Erection problems in Effexor reports

Time on Effexor when people have Erection problems * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erection problems27.94%23.53%14.71%17.65%9.56%4.41%2.21%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.00%2.08%16.42%13.51%24.32%27.44%16.22%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Effexor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems13.64%45.45%31.82%9.09%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems10.00%20.00%70.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (213 people, 47.87%)
  2. Anxiety (73 people, 16.40%)
  3. Pain (69 people, 15.51%)
  4. Anxiety disorder (46 people, 10.34%)
  5. Hypertension (45 people, 10.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor xr (295 people, 66.29%)
  2. Lexapro (118 people, 26.52%)
  3. Zoloft (89 people, 20.00%)
  4. Seroquel (80 people, 17.98%)
  5. Neurontin (79 people, 17.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • 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

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I have no libido and unable to obtain any sort of erectio

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