Effexor and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,966 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

67,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 1,233 people (1.81%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Effexor when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 46.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 2.59 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 77.51 %
  • male: 22.49 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.15 %
  • 20-29: 5.83 %
  • 30-39: 13.19 %
  • 40-49: 27.1 %
  • 50-59: 28.22 %
  • 60+: 23.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (293 people, 23.76%)
  • Pain (180 people, 14.60%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (160 people, 12.98%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (76 people, 6.16%)
  • Osteoporosis (68 people, 5.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (208 people, 16.87%)
  • Ambien (180 people, 14.60%)
  • Xanax (178 people, 14.44%)
  • Oxycontin (161 people, 13.06%)
  • Zoloft (150 people, 12.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (393 people, 31.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (383 people, 31.06%)
  • Fatigue (354 people, 28.71%)
  • Nausea (347 people, 28.14%)
  • Depression (334 people, 27.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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