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Review: could Effexor xr cause Bowel movement irregularity?

Summary: Bowel movement irregularity could be caused by Effexor xr, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Amitriptyline hcl, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 20,299 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 (latest outcomes from 21,724 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Bowel movement irregularity

Bowel movement irregularity (latest reports from 6,403 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, pain, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 20,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor xr. Among them, 4 people (0.02%) have Bowel Movement Irregularity. They amount to 0.06% of all the 6,361 people who have Bowel Movement Irregularity on eHealthMe.

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. Depression (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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  • 2 episodes of acute toticollis requiring diazepam, heat packs and phsiotherapy. These episodes were extremely painful and i was unable to drive or move my head. More days than not I have tension and pain in my shoulders and neck. my trapezius muscles are extremely tight. I sometimes have radicular pain down my right arm. I study a lot and find myself hunched over books and computers which contribute to the tension but i think the venlafaxine may have something to do with it. I also often have muscle cramps and spasm in my feet

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