Review: could Pristiq cause Hypertension?


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Depression . We study 13,877 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA and social media. Among them, 804 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Pristiq

Pristiq has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Pristiq 15,157 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 303,310 Hypertension patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

13,877 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 804 people (5.79%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Hypertension?

Time on Pristiq when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 46.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 71.39 %
  • male: 28.61 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 6.51 %
  • 30-39: 7.35 %
  • 40-49: 21.7 %
  • 50-59: 32.39 %
  • 60+: 31.55 %

Severity if Hypertension when taking Pristiq **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (372 people)
  • Anxiety (88 people)
  • Hypertension (65 people)
  • Major Depression (51 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (32 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (60 people)
  • Xanax (57 people)
  • Lipitor (37 people)
  • Ambien (36 people)
  • Crestor (33 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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