Who have Ketoacidosis with Effexor - from FDA reports

Ketoacidosis is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 74,228 people who have side effects when taking Effexor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 16, 2018

74,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 371 people (0.5%) have Ketoacidosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Ketoacidosis?

Time on Effexor when people have Ketoacidosis *:

  • < 1 month: 31.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.9 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ketoacidosis when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 59.89 %
  • male: 40.11 %

Age of people who have Ketoacidosis when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.31 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.82 %
  • 20-29: 5.96 %
  • 30-39: 26.02 %
  • 40-49: 41.07 %
  • 50-59: 20.06 %
  • 60+: 3.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 95 people, 25.61%
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 36 people, 9.70%
  3. Sleep Disorder: 33 people, 8.89%
  4. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 32 people, 8.63%
  5. Pain: 27 people, 7.28%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel: 265 people, 71.43%
  2. Zyprexa: 144 people, 38.81%
  3. Risperdal: 107 people, 28.84%
  4. Depakote: 79 people, 21.29%
  5. Abilify: 70 people, 18.87%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diabetes: 201 people, 54.18%
  2. Type 2 Diabetes: 143 people, 38.54%
  3. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas): 109 people, 29.38%
  4. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 65 people, 17.52%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 57 people, 15.36%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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