Review: could Effexor cause Syncope?


Summary

Syncope is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 35,735 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 661 have Syncope. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 60,435 users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with itching, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, anaemia (latest reports from 56,395 Syncope patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

35,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 661 people (1.85%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Syncope?

Time on Effexor when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 54.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.57 %
  • 10+ years: 2.17 %

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 69.94 %
  • male: 30.06 %

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.75 %
  • 20-29: 9.47 %
  • 30-39: 9.29 %
  • 40-49: 21.86 %
  • 50-59: 23.92 %
  • 60+: 32.53 %

Severity if Syncope when taking Effexor **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Syncope **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (101 people)
  • Anxiety (52 people)
  • Osteoporosis (44 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (36 people)
  • Pain (35 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (154 people)
  • Lasix (119 people)
  • Ambien (109 people)
  • Xanax (106 people)
  • Aspirin (100 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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