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Effexor Anxiety Side Effects

Effexor Anxiety Side Effect Reports


The following Effexor Anxiety side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Anxiety, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Effexor or it might take time to develop.



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

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 20-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression. The patient was prescribed Effexor (dosage: 75 Mg, Daily), which was started on Jan 27, 2014. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Effexor Xr (Unk)
  • 3, 4-methylenedioxy-n-methylamphetamine (mdma)./ (Unk, Single)
When starting to take Effexor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Paranoia
  • Hallucination
  • Delusion
  • Anxiety
  • Thinking Abnormal
  • Burning Sensation
These side effects may potentially be related to Effexor.
Suicidal Ideation, Bipolar I Disorder, Aggression, Anger, Imprisonment, Dizziness, Anxiety

This Anxiety Effexor side effect was reported by a health professional from CA on Feb 21, 2014. A male , 40 years of age, weighting 196.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Effexor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Aggression
  • Anger
  • Imprisonment
  • Dizziness
  • Anxiety
. Effexor dosage: 35 Mg, 1x/day. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Malaise, Abdominal Discomfort, Vomiting, Palpitations, Anxiety, Weight Decreased, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Feeling Abnormal, Nausea

This is a Effexor Xr side effect report of a 48-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Effexor Xr (dosage:37.5 Mg, Daily, start time: 201402), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Malaise
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Vomiting
  • Palpitations
  • Anxiety
  • Weight Decreased
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Nausea
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Effexor Xr treatment in female patients suffering from depression, resulting in Anxiety.

Malaise, Irritability, Anxiety, Crying, Insomnia, Retching, Feeling Abnormal, Aphonia

A 59-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: depression started Effexor Xr treatment (dosage: 300 Mg (2 Capsule Of 150 Mg In The Morning), 1x/day) on NS. Soon after starting Effexor Xr treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Malaise
  • Irritability
  • Anxiety
  • Crying
  • Insomnia
  • Retching
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Aphonia
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Effexor Xr side effects, such as Anxiety.
Corneal Reflex Decreased, Staring, Abnormal Behaviour, Hypomania, Dyskinesia, Anxiety, Malaise

A patient from US was prescribed and started Effexor Xr on Feb 19, 2014. Patient felt the following Effexor side effects: corneal reflex decreased, staring, abnormal behaviour, hypomania, dyskinesia, anxiety, malaise Additional patient health information: male , 26 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Effexor Xr dosage: 150 Mg, Daily. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Amnesia, Injury, Anxiety, Stress, Psychiatric Symptom, Nervous System Disorder

This report suggests a potential Effexor Xr Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 54-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Effexor Xr (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Soon after starting Effexor Xr the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Amnesia
  • Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Nervous System Disorder
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Zoloft (Unk)
Although Effexor Xr demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Headache, Dizziness, Dyspnoea, Palpitations, Hypertension, Anxiety

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 23, 2013 by a Female taking Effexor Xr (dosage: 1 Capsule) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 28 years of age, weighting 178.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Effexor side effects: headache, dizziness, dyspnoea, palpitations, hypertension, anxiety. Additional medications/treatments:
Anxiety, Dyspnoea, Suicidal Behaviour, Insomnia

This Anxiety problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 31-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety.On NS a consumer started treatment with Effexor Xr (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Effexor Xr, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Anxiety
  • Dyspnoea
  • Suicidal Behaviour
  • Insomnia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Rhabdomyolysis, Renal Failure Acute, Hepatocellular Injury, Sepsis, Anxiety, Fall

This is a Effexor Lp side effect report of a 36-year-old patient (weight: NA) from FR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Effexor Lp (dosage: 150 Mg, Daily) starting Oct 24, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Hepatocellular Injury
  • Sepsis
  • Anxiety
  • Fall
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Effexor Lp could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Depression, Depressed Mood, Tremor, Anxiety, Insomnia, Hypersomnia

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 22, 2013. A female patient from US , 59 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Effexor Xr. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Effexor side effects: depression, depressed mood, tremor, anxiety, insomnia, hypersomnia. Effexor Xr dosage: 150 Mg, 1x/day. These side effects may potentially be related to Effexor Xr.
Anxiety, Nightmare, Anger, Feeling Abnormal, Hyperhidrosis, Tremor

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 35-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: anxiety,depression. The patient was prescribed Effexor (dosage: NA), which was started on 2011. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Effexor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Nightmare
  • Anger
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Tremor
These side effects may potentially be related to Effexor.
Anxiety, Insomnia, Abdominal Discomfort, Tension, Restlessness, Dyspnoea

This Anxiety Effexor Xr side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 08, 2013. A male , 30 years of age, was treated with Effexor Xr. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Abdominal Discomfort
  • Tension
  • Restlessness
  • Dyspnoea
. Effexor Xr dosage: Unk. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Crying, Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Fatigue, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom, Insomnia, Disturbance In Attention

This is a Effexor Xr side effect report of a 30-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Effexor Xr (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Anxiety side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Crying
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Interest
  • Depressed Mood
  • Fatigue
  • Apathy
  • Psychiatric Symptom
  • Insomnia
  • Disturbance In Attention
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Effexor Xr treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Anxiety.
Anxiety, Dizziness, Withdrawal Syndrome, Job Dissatisfaction

A 60-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: NA started Effexor treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Effexor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Dizziness
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Job Dissatisfaction
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Effexor side effects, such as Anxiety.
Crying, Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom, Insomnia

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Effexor Xr on Nov 04, 2013. After Effexor was administered, patient encountered several Effexor side effects: crying, anxiety, decreased interest, depressed mood, asthenia, fatigue, apathy, psychiatric symptom, insomnia Additional patient health information: Female , 30 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Effexor Xr dosage: Unk. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Crying, Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Headache, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom

This report suggests a potential Effexor Xr Anxiety side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 30-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Effexor Xr (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Soon after starting Effexor Xr the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Crying
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Interest
  • Depressed Mood
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Apathy
  • Psychiatric Symptom
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Effexor Xr demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Anxiety, may still occur.
Crying, Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Headache, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 31, 2013 by a Female taking Effexor Xr (dosage: Unk) . Location: US , 30 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Effexor side effects: crying, anxiety, decreased interest, depressed mood, asthenia, fatigue, headache, apathy, psychiatric symptom. Additional medications/treatments:
Crying, Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Headache, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom

This Anxiety problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 30-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Effexor Xr (dosage: Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Effexor Xr, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Crying
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Interest
  • Depressed Mood
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Apathy
  • Psychiatric Symptom
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Anxiety, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Apathy, Irritability, Nervousness, Restlessness, Dyspnoea

This is a Effexor Xr side effect report of a 30-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Effexor Xr (dosage: Unk) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Depressed Mood
  • Asthenia
  • Fatigue
  • Apathy
  • Irritability
  • Nervousness
  • Restlessness
  • Dyspnoea
This opens a possibility that Effexor Xr could cause Anxiety and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Anxiety, Decreased Interest, Depressed Mood, Asthenia, Fatigue, Apathy, Psychiatric Symptom, Feelings Of Worthlessness, Feeling Guilty

This Anxiety side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Oct 30, 2013. A female patient from US , 30 years of age, was treated with Effexor Xr. Patient felt the following Effexor side effects: anxiety, decreased interest, depressed mood, asthenia, fatigue, apathy, psychiatric symptom, feelings of worthlessness, feeling guilty. Effexor Xr dosage: Unk. These side effects may potentially be related to Effexor Xr.
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Effexor Anxiety Causes and Reviews


Fear and Anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of Anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the Anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have Anxiety disorders. Types include

  • Panic disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Phobias
  • Generalized Anxiety disorder

Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


Effexor Anxiety Reviews

Tue, 16 Feb 2010
took Effexor for 2-3months and my Anxiety got worse and i had the adverse sexual side effects where my hormones were on overdrive.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011
Headaches BAD and very sleepy and increased Anxiety
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