Review: could Effexor cause Urinary incontinence?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 51,903 people who take Effexor. Among them, 376 have Urinary incontinence. See who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,828 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Effexor include nausea, nausea aggravated, depression, stress and anxiety, depression aggravated.
Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 103,973 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 50,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 355 people (0.71%) have Urinary Incontinence.
Time on Effexor when people have Urinary incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary incontinence||32.61%||30.43%||10.87%||13.04%||13.04%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Effexor * :
|Urinary incontinence||0.90%||0.00%||1.19%||5.67%||7.76%||14.93%||41.19%||28.36% |
Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||50.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (72 people, 20.28%)
- Anxiety (67 people, 18.87%)
- Breast cancer (45 people, 12.68%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (22 people, 6.20%)
- Multiple sclerosis (21 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (175 people, 49.30%)
- Neurontin (86 people, 24.23%)
- Zometa (85 people, 23.94%)
- Xanax (78 people, 21.97%)
- Lexapro (74 people, 20.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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