Effexor Safety Information and Side Effects

Effexor Safety Information


Dizziness ( 702 reports)    ➢ More

Palpitations, Paraesthesia, Dizziness, Vertigo, Impaired Driving Ability

This case suggests a potential Effexor Dizziness side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 34-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression and used Effexor (dosage: 2 Pills Twice Daily Taken By Mouth) starting Jan 14, 2014. Soon after starting Effexor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Palpitations
  • Paraesthesia
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Impaired Driving Ability
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Effexor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dizziness, may still occur.

Anxiety ( 595 reports)    ➢ More

Paranoia, Hallucination, Delusion, Anxiety, Thinking Abnormal, Burning Sensation

Adverse event was reported on Mar 06, 2014 by a male taking Effexor (Dosage: 75 Mg, Daily) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 20 years of age, weighting 179.9 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Effexor side effects: paranoia, hallucination, delusion, anxiety, thinking abnormal, burning sensation.
Associated medications used:
  • Effexor Xr (Unk)
  • 3, 4-methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine (mdma)./ (Unk, Single)

Nausea ( 594 reports)    ➢ More

Suicidal Ideation, Nausea, Tremor, Pain

This Nausea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 39-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety,panic attack.On NS a consumer started treatment with Effexor (dosage: 1 Once Daily). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Effexor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Nausea
  • Tremor
  • Pain
Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Nausea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Depression ( 503 reports)    ➢ More

Depression, Headache, Neck Pain, Back Pain

A case of a 38-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: depression and was treated with Effexor (dosage: Unk, Once A Day) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Headache
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
This opens a possibility that Effexor could cause Depression and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

Headache ( 495 reports)    ➢ More

Depression, Headache, Neck Pain, Back Pain

on Mar 10, 2014 a male from US , 38 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Effexor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Effexor side effects: depression, headache, neck pain, back pain. Effexor dosage: Unk, Once A Day.

Common Effexor Side Effects

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Dizziness (757)
Nausea (642)
Anxiety (625)
Depression (552)
Feeling Abnormal (546)
Headache (543)
Suicidal Ideation (501)
Condition Aggravated (471)
Paraesthesia (420)
Insomnia (400)
Malaise (400)
Fatigue (339)
Crying (334)
Hyperhidrosis (312)
Confusional State (308)
Agitation (292)
Tremor (285)
Diarrhoea (284)
Asthenia (279)
Convulsion (276)
Completed Suicide (222)
Hypertension (221)
Fall (219)
Disturbance In Attention (207)
Vomiting (204)
Aggression (201)
Blood Pressure Increased (194)
Anger (193)
Withdrawal Syndrome (183)
Somnolence (180)
Pain (177)
Suicide Attempt (175)
Weight Increased (163)
Abnormal Behaviour (151)
Dyspnoea (150)
Amnesia (150)
Intentional Overdose (136)
Irritability (135)
Abnormal Dreams (123)
Tinnitus (118)
Activities Of Daily Living Impaired (117)
Serotonin Syndrome (115)
Loss Of Consciousness (111)
Panic Attack (111)
Arthralgia (110)
Nightmare (109)
Disorientation (108)
Off Label Use (106)
Overdose (106)
Emotional Disorder (105)

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