Review: could Effexor cause Bowel incontinence?
We study 52,177 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Bowel incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Bowel incontinence and more.
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Effexor (latest outcomes from 54,966 users) has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Bowel incontinence (loss of regular control of the bowels) (latest reports from 242 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 23, 2014: 52,177 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 2 people (0.00%) have Bowel Incontinence. They amount to 0.83% of all the 242 people who have Bowel Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor when people have Bowel incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bowel incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Bowel incontinence when taking Effexor * :
|Bowel incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Bowel incontinence when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bowel incontinence||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bowel incontinence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bowel incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Stress (1 people, 50.00%)
- Anxiety disorder (1 people, 50.00%)
- Birth control (1 people, 50.00%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (2 people, 100.00%)
- Remeron (1 people, 50.00%)
- Propranolol hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
- Spironolactone (1 people, 50.00%)
- Safyral (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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