Effexor Side Effects

Effexor Side EffectsEffexor is an antidepressant drug that is prescribed to people who have major depression, anxiety and panic attacks. It has been known to cause suicidal thoughts, hostility and aggression, birth defects, anxiety, serotonin syndrome and heart problems.

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Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

There have been 11,639 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Effexor.

Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.

  • Withdrawal syndrome
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Feeling abnormal
  • Drug being ineffective
  • Insomnia

Some documented side effects of taking Effexor:

  • Abnormal dreams
  • Changes in vision
  • Coma
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Hallucinations
  • Hives
  • Insomnia
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Pain, burning, numbness, or tingling in part of the body
  • Problems with coordination
  • Seizures

Side effects can persist for months or even years after getting off Effexor.

Below is a list of other common antidepressant drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.

Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.

  • Celexa (6,978 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Cymbalta (16,623 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Elavil (745 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Lexapro (5,886 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Luvox (545 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Paxil (25,827 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Prozac (6,510 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Remeron (4,274 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Sarafem (6,510 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Strattera (10,877 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Trazodone (1,228 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Wellbutrin (18,133 reports of adverse reactions)
  • Zoloft (11,593 reports of adverse reactions)

If you or a loved one need help with getting off Effexor please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.