Effexor and Myoclonic jerks - from FDA reports


Myoclonic jerks is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Temazepam, . We study 65,121 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA. Among them, 37 have Myoclonic jerks. Find out below who they are, when they have Myoclonic jerks and more.

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Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 70,694 users)

Myoclonic Jerks

Myoclonic jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, allergies, arthritis, peripheral neuropathy, bipolar ii disorder (latest reports from 1,475 Myoclonic jerks patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

65,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 37 people (0.06%) have Myoclonic Jerks

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Myoclonic jerks?

Gender of people who have Myoclonic Jerks when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 64.71 %
  • male: 35.29 %

Age of people who have Myoclonic Jerks when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.68 %
  • 20-29: 25.81 %
  • 30-39: 22.58 %
  • 40-49: 25.81 %
  • 50-59: 9.68 %
  • 60+: 6.45 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Temazepam (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Xanax (2 people, 5.41%)
  • Tenormin (2 people, 5.41%)
  • Klonopin (2 people, 5.41%)
  • Inderal (2 people, 5.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Serotonin Syndrome (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Mydriasis (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Hypertonia (7 people, 18.92%)
  • Fever (7 people, 18.92%)
  • Agitation (7 people, 18.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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