Will you have Keratoconus with Effexor - from FDA reports


Keratoconus is reported only by a few people who take Effexor. We study 75,278 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA. Among them, 2 have Keratoconus. Find out below who they are, when they have Keratoconus and more.

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The study is based on venlafaxine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Effexor) and Effexor (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Keratoconus are also considered in the study.

What is Effexor?

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 81,279 users)

What is Keratoconus?

Keratoconus (a condition in which your eye's cornea is unable to hold its round shape) has been reported by people with convulsion, grand mal convulsion, epilepsy, high blood pressure, acne (latest reports from 253 Keratoconus patients).

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Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 14, 2019

75,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) have Keratoconus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Keratoconus?

Time on Effexor when people have Keratoconus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Keratoconus when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Keratoconus when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 50 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Cardiac Disorder: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 1 person, 50.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zocor: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Vioxx: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Klonopin: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Demadex: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Cozaar: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Cardizem Cd: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Buspar: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Ativan: 1 person, 50.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Vision Blurred: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Subconjunctival Hemorrhage (bright red patch appearing in the white of the eye): 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Stable Angina (a constant chest pain): 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Mitral Valve Prolapse (heart's mitral valve doesn't work well): 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Joint Injury: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Indigestion: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Heart Attack: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Halo Vision (rainbow vision): 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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