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Effexor XR (Venlafaxine) - Life Threatening Events - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Life Threatening Events (20)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Effexor XR (Venlafaxine) life threatening events. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Effexor XR side effects in 35 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-25

Patient: 35 year old male, weighing 131.1 kg (288.4 pounds)

Reactions: Depression, Suicidal Ideation

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg once daily po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-07-21
    End date: 2012-07-23

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg once daily po
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-07-22
    End date: 2012-07-23



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-24

Patient: 56 year old female, weighing 81.6 kg (179.6 pounds)

Reactions: Back Pain, Neck Pain, Renal Transplant, Urinary Tract Infection, Blood Potassium Increased, Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 125 mg 1 daily oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2002-01-01
    End date: 2012-02-01

Seroquel

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 15 mg 1 day oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Schizoaffective Disorder

Latuda



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-22

Patient: 36 year old female

Reactions: Ischaemic Stroke

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1 dosage form per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-04
    End date: 2012-02-17

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, 1 dosage form per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-08-28
    End date: 2011-02-03

Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-06-03
    End date: 2012-02-17

Other drugs received by patient: Zolpidem; Alprazolam



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 28 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-06-22

Patient: 28 year old female

Reactions: Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy, Tracheobronchitis, Mitral Valve Incompetence, Congestive Cardiomyopathy

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR

Other drugs received by patient: Oxazepam; Revia; Solian; Loxapine HCL



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 88 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-05-21

Patient: 88 year old female

Reactions: Agranulocytosis, Bacteraemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-29
    End date: 2010-02-08

Clindamycin HCL
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Infection
    Start date: 2010-01-03
    End date: 2010-02-08

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2010-01-13
    End date: 2010-01-28

Other drugs received by patient: Tiorfan; Metformin HCL; Oxazepam; Motilium; Fungizone; Indapamide; Plavix; Teicoplanin; Cefepime; Lovenox; Oxycontin; Lacteol; Metoprolol Tartrate; Aspirin



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 42 year old female

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2012-05-17

Patient: 42 year old female

Reactions: Pulmonary Embolism, Lung Infiltration

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-04-30

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-04-29

Lorazepam
    Dosage: 2 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-04-26

Seroquel
    Dosage: 100 mg, unk
    Start date: 2012-04-26
    End date: 2012-05-03

Other drugs received by patient: Mirtazapine



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 72 year old male

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-05-15

Patient: 72 year old male

Reactions: Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Diverticulum, Potentiating Drug Interaction, Haemorrhagic Anaemia, Melaena, Drug Prescribing Error, Haematemesis

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR

Other drugs received by patient possibly interacting with the suspect drug:
Caverject DC
    Dosage: 20 ug, as needed
    Indication: Organic Erectile Dysfunction

Plavix
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Myocardial Ischaemia
    Start date: 2011-05-01
    End date: 2012-04-24

Aspirin
    Dosage: 100 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 1990-01-01

Aspirin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Carotid Artery Stenosis
    Start date: 2000-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Rabeprazole Sodium; Atacand HCT; Euthyrox; Ezetimibe; Crestor



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-04-30

Patient: 36 year old female

Reactions: Ischaemic Stroke

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-04
    End date: 2012-02-17

Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-06-03
    End date: 2012-02-17

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-08-28
    End date: 2011-02-03

Other drugs received by patient: Zolpidem; Alprazolam



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-04-23

Patient: 36 year old female

Reactions: Ischaemic Stroke

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-04
    End date: 2012-02-17

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-08-28
    End date: 2011-02-03

Desogestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol
    Dosage: unk
    Start date: 2010-06-03
    End date: 2012-02-17

Other drugs received by patient: Alprazolam; Zolpidem



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 48 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-03-20

Patient: 48 year old male

Reactions: Cholecystitis Acute, Diarrhoea, Cytolytic Hepatitis, Tachycardia, Hepatic Failure, Disturbance in Attention

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 37.5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression

Pantoprazole Sodium
    Dosage: 40 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Prazepam
    Dosage: 10 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Trimeprazine Tartrate
    Dosage: 50 gtt, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Zopiclone
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Effexor XR side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-03-12

Patient: female, weighing 65.3 kg (143.7 pounds)

Reactions: Tachycardia, Pulmonary Embolism, Headache, Suicidal Ideation, Abdominal Discomfort, Dizziness, Nightmare, Nausea, Restlessness, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Drug Withdrawal Syndrome, Hypoaesthesia, Irritability, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Insomnia, Major Depression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    Start date: 2006-05-01

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Major Depression
    End date: 2011-02-25

Other drugs received by patient: Synthroid; Clonidine; Coumadin; Klonopin; Haldol; Topamax; Abilify; Abilify; Neurontin; Ritalin; Oxycontin



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 31 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from United Kingdom on 2012-01-31

Patient: 31 year old female, weighing 82.0 kg (180.4 pounds)

Reactions: Tinnitus, Suicidal Behaviour, Paraesthesia, Tremor, Anxiety, Emotional Distress, Dizziness, Depression, Crying

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR

Other drugs received by patient: Tibolone; Lamotrigine; Lamotrigine



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 46 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-01-30

Patient: 46 year old female, weighing 72.6 kg (159.7 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Increased, Breast Enlargement, Adrenal Insufficiency, Depression, Amnesia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-20

Patient: 50 year old female, weighing 70.0 kg (154.0 pounds)

Reactions: Nystagmus, Tongue Biting, Incorrect Dose Administered, Hyponatraemia, Headache, Somnolence, Cerebellar Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tegretol
    Dosage: 400 unk, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75mg a day
    Administration route: Oral

Keppra
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 5 mg a day
    Administration route: Oral

Urbanyl
    Dosage: 5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lexomil



Possible Effexor XR side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from France on 2012-01-18

Patient: female

Reactions: Incorrect Dose Administered, Hyponatraemia, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Tegretol
    Dosage: 400 unk, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 10mg a day
    Administration route: Oral

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75mg a day
    Administration route: Oral

Urbanyl
    Dosage: 5 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Keppra
    Dosage: 500 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lexomil



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Netherlands on 2011-12-16

Patient: 46 year old male, weighing 103.0 kg (226.6 pounds)

Reactions: Flat Affect, Listless, Social Avoidant Behaviour, Sexual Dysfunction

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR



Possible Effexor XR side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-11-07

Patient: male, weighing 83.9 kg (184.6 pounds)

Reactions: Fatigue, Pain, Headache

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2011-10-07

Patient: 50 year old female, weighing 74.8 kg (164.7 pounds)

Reactions: Drug Withdrawal Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg daily oral to presently being weaned off
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hot Flush
    Start date: 2011-08-18

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg daily oral to presently being weaned off
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Menopausal Symptoms
    Start date: 2011-08-18



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 30 year old male

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2011-10-06

Patient: 30 year old male, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Weight Increased, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pathological Gambling, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Depression

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Escitalopram
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-06-01

Seroquel
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-02-01

Dominal
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-06-01

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 225 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2010-06-01

Other drugs received by patient: Abilify



Possible Effexor XR side effects in 41 year old female

Reported by a physician from Austria on 2011-10-06

Patient: 41 year old female, weighing 68.0 kg (149.6 pounds)

Reactions: Galactorrhoea, Menstruation Irregular, Visual Field Defect, Prolactinoma, Uterine Leiomyoma

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Zyprexa
    Dosage: 2.5 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-10
    End date: 2011-02-13

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 150 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-10

Effexor XR
    Dosage: 75 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2010-01-01
    End date: 2011-02-09

Zyprexa
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-02-14
    End date: 2011-03-09

Other drugs received by patient: Trazodone HCL; Nexium; Seretide; Daflon; Parkemed; Oxazepam; Oxazepam; Tizanidine HCL; Trazodone HCL; Oxazepam; Tizanidine HCL; Aeromuc; Oxazepam; Atrovent

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