Could Pristiq cause Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Pristiq, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Depression . We study 17,267 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA. Among them, 742 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 18,691 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 492,707 Hypertension patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

17,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 742 people (4.3%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Hypertension?

Time on Pristiq when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 45.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.84 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.47 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 74.56 %
  • male: 25.44 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 5.53 %
  • 30-39: 7.25 %
  • 40-49: 24.43 %
  • 50-59: 30.73 %
  • 60+: 31.49 %

Severity of Hypertension **:

  • least: 13.33 %
  • moderate: 46.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (417 people, 56.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (121 people, 16.31%)
  • Major Depression (56 people, 7.55%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (46 people, 6.20%)
  • Sleep Disorder (36 people, 4.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (71 people, 9.57%)
  • Xanax (60 people, 8.09%)
  • Lipitor (46 people, 6.20%)
  • Ambien (42 people, 5.66%)
  • Klonopin (38 people, 5.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (128 people, 17.25%)
  • Dizziness (115 people, 15.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (113 people, 15.23%)
  • Nausea (102 people, 13.75%)
  • Depression (86 people, 11.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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