Review: could Effexor cause Hair loss?
Summary: Hair loss is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,255 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 526 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.
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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 55,076 users)
Hair loss has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Hair loss 41,549 patients)
On Dec, 13, 2014: 52,255 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 526 people (1.01%) 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||33.33%||25.93%||18.52%||4.94%||8.64%||4.94%||3.70% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Effexor * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.99%||5.73%||17.00%||27.08%||25.10%||24.11% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||15.38%||46.15%||38.46%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (140 people, 26.62%)
- Anxiety (37 people, 7.03%)
- Hepatitis c (30 people, 5.70%)
- Breast cancer (29 people, 5.51%)
- Osteoporosis (23 people, 4.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (216 people, 41.06%)
- Vioxx (70 people, 13.31%)
- Neurontin (64 people, 12.17%)
- Prilosec (61 people, 11.60%)
- Ambien (61 people, 11.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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