Valeriana and Hiatal hernia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Hiatal hernia is reported only by a few people who take Valeriana.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Valeriana and have Hiatal hernia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 347 people who have side effects while taking Valeriana from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.

On May, 22, 2022

347 people reported to have side effects when taking Valeriana.
Among them, 2 people (0.58%) have Hiatal hernia.

What is Valeriana?

Valeriana has active ingredients of valerian. eHealthMe is studying from 363 Valeriana users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hiatal hernia?

Hiatal hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm) is found to be associated with 2,126 drugs and 1,335 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Valeriana and Hiatal hernia reports submitted per year:

Could Valeriana cause Hiatal hernia?

Gender of people who have Hiatal hernia when taking Valeriana *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hiatal hernia when taking Valeriana *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Valeriana *:

  1. Vitamin D3: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Tylenol: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Synthroid: 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Protonix: 2 people, 100.00%
  5. Pradaxa: 2 people, 100.00%
  6. Norvasc: 2 people, 100.00%
  7. Lasix: 2 people, 100.00%
  8. Lanoxin: 2 people, 100.00%
  9. Elavil: 2 people, 100.00%
  10. Cozaar: 2 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Hiatal hernia *:

  1. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 2 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Sleep Disorder: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Pain: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Embolic Stroke (stroke due to obstruction due to an embolus): 2 people, 100.00%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 2 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Valeriana and have Hiatal hernia?

Check whether Hiatal hernia is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on valerian (the active ingredients of Valeriana) and Valeriana (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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