Effexor and Fatigue - from FDA reports
Fatigue is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Effexor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 69,058 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jan, 19, 2018
69,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 4,790 people (6.94%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Effexor when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 36.7 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.23 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.16 %
- 2 - 5 years: 14.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.79 %
- 10+ years: 1.93 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Effexor *:
- female: 73.97 %
- male: 26.03 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Effexor *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.08 %
- 10-19: 1.97 %
- 20-29: 6.47 %
- 30-39: 12.36 %
- 40-49: 24.33 %
- 50-59: 25.87 %
- 60+: 28.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (429 people, 8.96%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (245 people, 5.11%)
- High Blood Pressure (216 people, 4.51%)
- Sleep Disorder (151 people, 3.15%)
- Insomnia (149 people, 3.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (495 people, 10.33%)
- Neurontin (477 people, 9.96%)
- Zometa (462 people, 9.65%)
- Xanax (450 people, 9.39%)
- Synthroid (426 people, 8.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,357 people, 28.33%)
- Weakness (1,228 people, 25.64%)
- Headache (1,194 people, 24.93%)
- Dizziness (1,065 people, 22.23%)
- Pain (1,019 people, 21.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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