Effexor side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Effexor side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Effexor. The review is based on 69,087 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 75,057 users)

On Jan, 21, 2018

69,087 people who take Effexor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Effexor side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicide attempt
  • tremor
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • somnolence
  • nausea
  • vision blurred
  • serotonin syndrome
  • weight increased
1 - 6 months:
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • vision blurred
  • tinnitus
  • vertigo
  • suicide attempt
6 - 12 months:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • paraesthesia
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • premature baby
  • vertigo
  • vision blurred
1 - 2 years:
  • vertigo
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • paraesthesia
  • tinnitus
  • vision blurred
  • visual disturbance
  • tremor
  • nausea
2 - 5 years:
  • weight increased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • vomiting
  • suicidal ideation
  • paraesthesia
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • vertigo
  • suicide attempt
  • withdrawal syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • suicidal ideation
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • weight increased
  • paraesthesia
  • tinnitus
  • nausea
  • thinking abnormal
10+ years:
  • drug ineffective
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • paraesthesia
  • nausea
  • vertigo
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • feeling abnormal
not specified:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • suicide attempt
  • somnolence

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • suicidal ideation
  • tremor
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • suicide attempt
  • malaise
male:
  • weight increased
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • suicide attempt
  • tremor
  • somnolence
  • myocardial infarction
  • nausea

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • premature baby
  • tremor neonatal
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • sudden infant death syndrome
  • acute lymphocytic leukaemia
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • upper limb fracture
  • ventricular septal defect
  • diabetes mellitus
2-9:
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • convulsion
  • psychomotor skills impaired
  • somnolence
  • suicidal ideation
  • tic
  • agitation
  • apathy
  • autism
10-19:
  • suicidal ideation
  • suicide attempt
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • tremor
  • weight decreased
  • completed suicide
  • nausea
  • thinking abnormal
  • grand mal convulsion
20-29:
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • pulmonary embolism
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • somnolence
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • suicide attempt
  • suicidal ideation
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • tremor
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • drug ineffective
40-49:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicide attempt
  • drug ineffective
  • tremor
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
50-59:
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • tremor
  • suicidal ideation
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • tremor
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • somnolence
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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