Verelan and Faecal incontinence - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Faecal incontinence is reported only by a few people who take Verelan.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Verelan and have Faecal incontinence. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,329 people who have side effects while taking Verelan from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 28, 2022

1,329 people reported to have side effects when taking Verelan.
Among them, 4 people (0.3%) have Faecal incontinence.

What is Verelan?

Verelan has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 1,356 Verelan users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Faecal incontinence?

Faecal incontinence (a lack of control over passing stool) is found to be associated with 1,996 drugs and 1,313 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Verelan and Faecal incontinence reports submitted per year:

Could Verelan cause Faecal incontinence?

Gender of people who have Faecal incontinence when taking Verelan *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Faecal incontinence when taking Verelan *:

  • 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 Verelan *:

  1. Neurontin: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Avandia: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Lopid: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Glucophage: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Glucotrol: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Glucotrol Xl: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Cozaar: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Fosamax: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Levothyroxine Sodium: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Zyrtec: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Faecal incontinence *:

  1. Weight Increased: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Tablet In Stool: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Loose Stools: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine): 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Suicide Attempt: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Sedation: 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Verelan and have Faecal incontinence?

Check whether Faecal incontinence 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 verapamil hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Verelan) and Verelan (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+ 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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