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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 69,058 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 28, 2017

69,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 1,251 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: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 2.59 %

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

  • female: 77.43 %
  • male: 22.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.2 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.12 %
  • 20-29: 5.75 %
  • 30-39: 13.22 %
  • 40-49: 26.84 %
  • 50-59: 28.25 %
  • 60+: 23.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (183 people, 14.63%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (78 people, 6.24%)
  • Osteoporosis (69 people, 5.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (63 people, 5.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (53 people, 4.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (208 people, 16.63%)
  • Ambien (181 people, 14.47%)
  • Xanax (179 people, 14.31%)
  • Oxycontin (162 people, 12.95%)
  • Zoloft (150 people, 11.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (397 people, 31.73%)
  • Fatigue (359 people, 28.70%)
  • Nausea (352 people, 28.14%)
  • Weakness (301 people, 24.06%)
  • Headache (298 people, 23.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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