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The following results on this page are based on 3012 unique reviews from patients using the DrugStars app. These DrugStars users have given a Medicine Experience and Attitude (MEA) score of 56.5 in the range of -100 to +100 for venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) To see how the MEA Score is calculated click here.

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We asked patients how effective they found this medicine.

(2995 respondents)


Extremely effective (32%)
Very (38%)
Somewhat (20%)
Slightly (7%)
Very little effective (3%)

We asked patients how bothered they were by side effects with this medicine.

(3011 respondents)


Not at all bothered (37%)
Slightly (30%)
Somewhat (21%)
Very (9%)
Extremely bothered (3%)
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DrugsDisclosed has gathered medical insights from 3012 real-world patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient). These patients are from different countries, lifestyles and healthcare systems, their unifying characteristic is the medicine they take.

2995 patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) were asked how effective they found their medicine. Luckily 70% responded very positively about venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) reporting that they were very / extremely effective, while 20% reported that they felt venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) was only somewhat effective for them. Finally 10% of the patients asked reported that venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) had only a slight or very little effect for them.

We asked 3011 patients taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) how bothered they were by side effects from taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient)? Of those asked 67% reported that they were not at all or only slightly bothered by any side effects, while 21% of those asked reported feeling somewhat bothered. Meaning that sadly 12% of patients using venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient) felt very or extremely bothered by the side effects of taking venlafaxine hydrochloride (active ingredient).


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