Effexor and Syncope - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Syncope with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 65,121 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 22, 2017

65,121 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 1,000 people (1.54%) have Syncope


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Syncope?

Time on Effexor when people have Syncope *:

  • < 1 month: 52.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 2.2 %

Gender of people who have Syncope when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 70.85 %
  • male: 29.15 %

Age of people who have Syncope when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.02 %
  • 20-29: 8.37 %
  • 30-39: 10.81 %
  • 40-49: 22.79 %
  • 50-59: 23.26 %
  • 60+: 31.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (189 people, 18.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (88 people, 8.80%)
  • Pain (72 people, 7.20%)
  • Metastases To Bone (50 people, 5.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (49 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (189 people, 18.90%)
  • Ambien (146 people, 14.60%)
  • Neurontin (141 people, 14.10%)
  • Lasix (138 people, 13.80%)
  • Coumadin (119 people, 11.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (307 people, 30.70%)
  • Fatigue (293 people, 29.30%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (280 people, 28.00%)
  • Dizziness (279 people, 27.90%)
  • Weakness (272 people, 27.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Syncope when taking Effexor?

Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 70,760 users)

Syncope

Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, primary pulmonary hypertension (latest reports from 69,981 Syncope patients).

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