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Would you have Constipation when you have Ankylosing spondylitis?





Summary: Constipation is found among people with Ankylosing spondylitis, especially people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Ankylosing spondylitis, and take medication Humira.

We study 86 people who have Constipation and Ankylosing spondylitis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Ankylosing spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine) can be treated by Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, Sulfasalazine, Celebrex, Meloxicam. (latest reports from Ankylosing Spondylitis 21,228 patients)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 16, 2014: 86 people who have ankylosing spondylitis and Constipation are studied.

Trend of Constipation in ankylosing spondylitis reports

Gender of people who have ankylosing spondylitis and experienced Constipation * :

FemaleMale
Constipation57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have ankylosing spondylitis and experienced Constipation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%1.35%12.16%24.32%10.81%16.22%35.14%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Spondylitis (22 people, 25.58%)
  2. Pain (9 people, 10.47%)
  3. Arthritis (8 people, 9.30%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 9.30%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (8 people, 9.30%)
  6. Anxiety (5 people, 5.81%)
  7. Neuropathy peripheral (5 people, 5.81%)
  8. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 5.81%)
  9. Hypertension (4 people, 4.65%)
  10. Hypoaesthesia (3 people, 3.49%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (41 people, 47.67%)
  2. Enbrel (14 people, 16.28%)
  3. Remicade (12 people, 13.95%)
  4. Vioxx (9 people, 10.47%)
  5. Lyrica (6 people, 6.98%)
  6. Methotrexate (6 people, 6.98%)
  7. Cymbalta (5 people, 5.81%)
  8. Lorazepam (5 people, 5.81%)
  9. Simvastatin (5 people, 5.81%)
  10. Celebrex (4 people, 4.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Cymbalta r/t autonomic neuropathy
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  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
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  • Has anybody had multi lobar pneumonia from reaction to methotrexate?
    Bilateral multilobar pneumonia - rheumatologist considers it was caused by a reaction to methotrexate I was taking for ankylosing spondylitis and I was lucky to survive. Anyone have this and later shown to have scarring of the lungs?
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  • Has anyone had problems with blood work eg. elevated levels of lymphocytes?
    Had further blood work done and nothing showed up? tested for viral infections mono hiv cmv toxoplasmosis all neg. surface immunophenotyping by flow cytometry done nothing there any answers here?
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    I began taking many NSAIDs when I was around 22. I've done gold, prednisone (twice), plaquenil, butazoidin, sulfasalazine, etc. My best results came with methotrexate after I got cellulitis in my knee (scratch it while kayaking in the summer, fiberglass boat). It dropped my sed rate from over 100 to 35 or so within a few months. I continued with MTX from 1977 to 2000 when my MD suggested Enbrel and stopping MTX. That was a VERY bad decision. Enbrel appeared to mask the disease for a few years. I had my left MCP replaced in 2004, my right heel debrided in 2010, and both my TMJs replaced in 2012. I strongly believe that if I had kept with the MTX it would have delayed those changes. Additionally, in 2011 I was in a bus crash returning from RAGBRAI. I got knocked out from three to six minutes. I had a nasty concussion that lasted 2+ years. Towards the end of the third year post accident I started exercising more aggressively. After doing several 40, 50, and 60 miles rides, I took a leisurely 50 mile ride around Boston at night. Two days later I had a spinal edema. So much for biking and other active sports! :-(

    I have continued with MTX. Late 2013 my MD increased my MTX to .8/week. I had been taking .6/week. I stopped taking Enbrel and switched to Humira in early 2014. I took it for a few months before my doc and I realized it was not doing any better than Enbrel. I tried Humira for three months but it did not seem to work any better than Enbrel. In early June I stopped Humira and waited a few weeks before I started Otezla. I stopped Oterzla on 9/15/14 because it made me depressed and allowed my morning stiffness to get much worse.

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