Review: could Effexor cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 51,903 people who take Effexor. Among them, 521 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Effexor include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 221,658 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 51,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 521 people (1.00%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Effexor when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||35.06%||25.97%||19.48%||3.90%||7.79%||5.19%||2.60% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Effexor * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||1.00%||5.59%||16.97%||26.95%||25.35%||24.15% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||12.50%||62.50%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (138 people, 26.49%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 7.10%)
- Hepatitis c (30 people, 5.76%)
- Breast cancer (29 people, 5.57%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (213 people, 40.88%)
- Vioxx (70 people, 13.44%)
- Neurontin (64 people, 12.28%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 11.71%)
- Ambien (61 people, 11.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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