How do members experience Venlafaxine?

Top 5 reported purposes & perceived effectiveness

Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Major depressive disorder 12,971 1,107
Depressed mood 5,405 820
Post-traumatic stress disorder 4,113 251
Generalized anxiety disorder 2,616 581
Persistent depressive disorder (dysthymia) 831 165

Common side effects

Side effect Patients Percentage
Weight gain 131
Dry mouth 88
Decreased sex drive (libido) 81
Nausea 77
Brain shocks 62
Drowsiness 49

Side effect severity

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 339
Moderate 484
Mild 583
None 826

Member evaluations

jmscout

evaluated on Aug 22, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for depressed mood: Major
  • Side effects: None