A study for a 38 year old woman who takes Effexor Xr - from FDA reports


9,226 females aged 38 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 38 year old female patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Jun, 18, 2018

9,226 females aged 38 (±5) who take Effexor Xr are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Effexor Xr for a 38-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 38
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Effexor Xr (venlafaxine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Ear Pain: 20 (0.22% of females aged 38 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Pain In Jaw: 16 (0.17% of females aged 38 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Parotid Swelling: 0 (0% of females aged 38 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Suicide attempt
  3. Weakness
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Weight increased
5 - 10 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
10+ years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Suicidal ideation
  4. Dizziness
  5. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 450 people, 4.88%
  2. Pain : 407 people, 4.41%
  3. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 397 people, 4.30%
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 299 people, 3.24%
  5. Birth Control : 231 people, 2.50%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel (724 people, 7.85%)
  2. Klonopin (542 people, 5.87%)
  3. Xanax (525 people, 5.69%)
  4. Neurontin (452 people, 4.90%)
  5. Ambien (431 people, 4.67%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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