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 15,652 people who have side effects while taking Pristiq from FDA. Among them, 731 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 18,709 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,027 Hypertension patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

15,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Pristiq.
Among them, 731 people (4.67%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pristiq cause Hypertension?

Time on Pristiq when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 45.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.37 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.53 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • female: 74.74 %
  • male: 25.26 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Pristiq *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 5.27 %
  • 30-39: 7.23 %
  • 40-49: 24.02 %
  • 50-59: 31.25 %
  • 60+: 31.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (408 people, 55.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (119 people, 16.28%)
  • Major Depression (55 people, 7.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (46 people, 6.29%)
  • Pain (35 people, 4.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (70 people, 9.58%)
  • Xanax (58 people, 7.93%)
  • Lipitor (46 people, 6.29%)
  • Ambien (42 people, 5.75%)
  • Klonopin (38 people, 5.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (127 people, 17.37%)
  • Dizziness (116 people, 15.87%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (113 people, 15.46%)
  • Nausea (105 people, 14.36%)
  • Depression (84 people, 11.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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