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Review: could Effexor xr cause Bowel movement irregularity?





Summary: Bowel movement irregularity is reported only by a few people who take Effexor xr.

We study 20,396 people who have side effects while taking Effexor xr from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Bowel movement irregularity. Find out below who they are, when they have Bowel movement irregularity and more.

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Effexor xr

Effexor xr has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor xr 21,844 users)

Bowel movement irregularity

Bowel movement irregularity has been reported by people with pain, crohn's disease, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, type 2 diabetes.(latest reports from Bowel movement irregularity 1,404 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 20,389 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Bowel Movement Irregularity.

Trend of Bowel movement irregularity in Effexor xr reports

Time on Effexor xr when people have Bowel movement irregularity * :

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Age of people who have Bowel movement irregularity when taking Effexor xr * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bowel movement irregularity0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Bowel movement irregularity when taking Effexor xr ** :

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How people recovered from Bowel movement irregularity ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Abscess (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Vertigo (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Anxiety (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amitriptyline hcl (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Prednisone tab (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Provigil (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Lipitor (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Namenda (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 34 year old man who has Hypochondriasis, Paraphilia, and takes Effexor Xr)
    I am a hypocondriasis patient and taking medication last 3 year dose effexor xr 75 mg extendd release.. nw i heard some drug can induced paraphillia..then onwards i am fearing this effexor xr is coming under the category of paraphillia inducing drugs and ? And paraphillic nature vll get to me in fut ...
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    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Granuloma Annulare, and takes Topamax, Calcium , Vitamin D, Zetia, Effexor Xr, Levoxyl)
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Met ...
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    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Adderall Xr 30, Effexor)
    I take both Adderall and effexor to treat ADHD and anxiety/depression. I have taken both for years but Adderall longer. My ability to hold an erection and to experience an orgasm has decreased.
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    (Asked by a 38 year old woman who has Bloating, and takes Effexor Xr, Suboxone)
    In 2008 I started the Suboxone Program. I Started on 16mg since then, I have been up and down on my doses. I was put on this drug as a result of my addiction to to over the counter opiates. I was also prescribed Seroquel, I stopped taking the Seroquel it wasn't helping me in anyway and I gained so m ...
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    (Asked by a 65 year old man who has Hyperkinetic Heart Syndrome, and takes Metformin, Vitamin D, Cranberry, Vitamin B12, Gabapentin, Aspirin, Simvastatin, Lisinopril, Effexor, Verapamil Hydrochloride)
    I used testosone injections for more that 20 years.

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