Yaz vs. Effexor: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Yaz and Effexor. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 240,894 people who take Yaz and Effexor, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
240,894 people who take Yaz and Effexor are studied.
What is Yaz?
Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 41,098 Yaz users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Effexor?
Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 95,375 Effexor users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride)
- Yaz (drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 1.3599999999999999 %
- somewhat: 6.96 %
- moderate: 11.73 %
- high: 35.27 %
- very high: 44.68 %
- not at all: 3.79 %
- somewhat: 20.13 %
- moderate: 35.12 %
- high: 29.37 %
- very high: 11.59 %
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How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Yaz side effects:
- Pain: 18,788 reports
- Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 9,723 reports
- Stress and anxiety: 9,187 reports
- Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis): 8,816 reports
- Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 5,016 reports
Browse all side effects of Yaz:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Common Effexor side effects:
- Stress and anxiety: 7,143 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6,508 reports
- Depression: 6,358 reports
- Headache (pain in head): 6,064 reports
- Drug ineffective: 5,736 reports
- Dizziness: 5,656 reports
Browse all side effects of Effexor:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol and venlafaxine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Yaz and Effexor, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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