Review: could Effexor cause Myoclonic jerks?
We study 52,200 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Myoclonic jerks. Find out below who they are, when they have Myoclonic jerks and more.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,990 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Myoclonic jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles) (latest reports from 4,095 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, fibromyalgia.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 52,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 38 people (0.07%) have Myoclonic Jerks. They amount to 0.93% of all the 4,091 people who have Myoclonic Jerks on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor when people have Myoclonic jerks * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Myoclonic jerks||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Myoclonic jerks when taking Effexor * :
|Myoclonic jerks||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||24.24%||24.24%||24.24%||9.09%||9.09% |
Severity of Myoclonic jerks when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Myoclonic jerks||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Myoclonic jerks ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Myoclonic jerks||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression - elderly (1 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (6 people, 15.79%)
- Temazepam (6 people, 15.79%)
- Zyrtec (2 people, 5.26%)
- Alprazolam (2 people, 5.26%)
- Klonopin (2 people, 5.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (7 days ago):
Get ill doing any form of exercise get bad headaches with chronic vomiting and wretching this lasts for hours also twitching and shaking. Been ill for months now.
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its been 20 days stopper sifrol Pramipexole night sleep jersk increased in severity
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Had been feeling awful. Then I got a headache. the pain gets more severe if I bend over or move my head too quickly. I also am getting bad dizzy spells with this head ache and changes in my vision..such as loss of depth perception and blurred to tunnel vision.
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