Depression Community
Suspect Effexor caused Thyroid cysts
About This Community:

A community of people suffering from Depression to guide and support your health journey. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, counseling, and other management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Suspect Effexor caused Thyroid cysts

I've been on Effexor for about 7 years and was recently diagnosed w/having Thyroid cysts, but need to go to an EMT for an ultrasound to figure out if malignant or benign.   Cysts discovered after neck X-ray from a whip lash accident a few months ago and have had zero pain UNTIL last few days which was about 1.5 wks after my discontinuation of Effexor.  Searching the net is leaving me wishing I hadn't for every answer is different and not what I actually desire to discover.  Oh...I am also extremely irritated lately, but that could be from the d/c or thyroid!  
My question is...I am uninsured, which is why I haven't gotten the ultrasound yet and wonder if there is any way to find a study that I could participate in for an Effexor/thyroid link or any other way to get a check on the things that I'll need now that I'm experiencing some rather uncomfortable pain from this?!
2 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1110049_tn?1409405744
You don't say why you stopped the Effexor.  Is it because you feel you don't need it now, or did a doctor advise you to stop?

You say you are easily irritated, and this could be due to depression, as it is one of the symptoms.

I have been on Effexor for as long as you, and have not had trouble with cysts, but we are all different.  Do you think they are due to taking Effexor?  Did a doctor tell you this was the case?

If you want to participate in a study, I think you will have to consult a doctor about this.  
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
I looked up Effexor in my PDR and thyroid complications are not listed. I would say they are unrelated. As for a study... most studies are done to test a new drug or a new use of a drug. It is extremely unlikely that any study is being done on cysts on thyroid. Perhaps you can go to a free clinic for help.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
7351889_tn?1391811986
Blank
What depression is to me.
2 hrs ago by JustHelp123
7351889_tn?1391811986
Blank
JustHelp123 writing the elements of my ... Comment
2 hrs ago
2107676_tn?1388977459
Blank
Pat1956100 commented on Pat1956100's status
5 hrs ago
Blank
Mood Tracker
Track your mood over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside
Huntington Beach, CA
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ggreg
NC
Depression Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
1551327_tn?1414146344
Blank
Bubulous
Tompkinsville, KY
585414_tn?1288944902
Blank
ILADVOCATE
NY
1110049_tn?1409405744
Blank
4Maddie44
Dorset, United Kingdom
6726276_tn?1421130268
Blank
CRSeaside
Huntington Beach, CA
480448_tn?1426952138
Blank
nursegirl6572
PA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ggreg
NC