Effexor and Weakness - from FDA reports


Weakness 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 Weakness 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.



On Jul, 21, 2018

69,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 3,498 people (5.07%) have Weakness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Weakness?

Time on Effexor when people have Weakness *:

  • < 1 month: 43.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.56 %
  • 10+ years: 1.78 %

Gender of people who have Weakness when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 73.88 %
  • male: 26.12 %

Age of people who have Weakness when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.04 %
  • 10-19: 1.01 %
  • 20-29: 4.6 %
  • 30-39: 13.07 %
  • 40-49: 21.39 %
  • 50-59: 26.89 %
  • 60+: 32.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 262 people, 7.49%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 167 people, 4.77%
  3. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 161 people, 4.60%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 158 people, 4.52%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 123 people, 3.52%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ambien: 380 people, 10.86%
  2. Zometa: 378 people, 10.81%
  3. Xanax: 373 people, 10.66%
  4. Neurontin: 359 people, 10.26%
  5. Oxycontin: 327 people, 9.35%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,228 people, 35.11%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 874 people, 24.99%
  3. Pain: 792 people, 22.64%
  4. Dizziness: 783 people, 22.38%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 768 people, 21.96%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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