Effexor xr and Sexual dysfunction - from FDA reports


Summary

Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Effexor xr, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Sexual dysfunction with Effexor xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,724 people who have side effects when taking Effexor xr from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 24, 2017

25,724 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr.
Among them, 221 people (0.86%) have Sexual dysfunction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor xr cause Sexual dysfunction?

Time on Effexor xr when people have Sexual dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 21.28 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.28 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Effexor xr *:

  • female: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Effexor xr *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.84 %
  • 20-29: 8.59 %
  • 30-39: 12.27 %
  • 40-49: 31.29 %
  • 50-59: 36.81 %
  • 60+: 9.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Panic Disorder (12 people, 5.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (12 people, 5.43%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 5.43%)
  • Sleep Disorder (9 people, 4.07%)
  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 4.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people, 19.00%)
  • Ativan (42 people, 19.00%)
  • Lexapro (35 people, 15.84%)
  • Zoloft (32 people, 14.48%)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (31 people, 14.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (66 people, 29.86%)
  • Chest Pain (56 people, 25.34%)
  • Nausea (52 people, 23.53%)
  • Weight Decreased (48 people, 21.72%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (46 people, 20.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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