Review: could Effexor cause Fecal incontinence?
Summary: Fecal incontinence could be caused by Effexor, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Effexor xr, and have Stress.
We study 52,097 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Fecal incontinence and more.
On Apr, 17, 2014: 52,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 1 people (0.00%) has Fecal Incontinence. They amount to 0.49% of all the 206 people who have Fecal Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor when people have Fecal incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fecal incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Fecal incontinence when taking Effexor * :
|Fecal incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Fecal incontinence when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fecal incontinence||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fecal incontinence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fecal incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Stress (1 people, 100.00%)
- Birth control (1 people, 100.00%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (1 people, 100.00%)
- Propranolol hydrochloride (1 people, 100.00%)
- Spironolactone (1 people, 100.00%)
- Safyral (1 people, 100.00%)
- Omeprazole (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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