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Review: could Constipation cause Dry mouth?

We study 16,100 people who have Constipation from FDA and social media. Among them, 106 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 508,984 patients) is typically treated by Miralax, Colace, Amitiza, Senna, Lactulose, Milk Of Magnesia.

Dry mouth

Dry mouth (latest reports from 199,363 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 16,097 people who have constipation are studied. Among them, 106 (0.66%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.05% of all the 199,268 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry mouth in constipation reports

Gender of people who have constipation and experienced Dry mouth * :

FemaleMale
Dry mouth72.13%27.87%

Age of people who have constipation and experienced Dry mouth * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%0.92%5.50%6.42%22.02%66.06%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth28.57%42.86%28.57%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (40 people, 37.74%)
  2. Hypertension (32 people, 30.19%)
  3. Nausea (26 people, 24.53%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 21.70%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (20 people, 18.87%)
  6. Insomnia (20 people, 18.87%)
  7. Osteoporosis (19 people, 17.92%)
  8. Prophylaxis (19 people, 17.92%)
  9. Back pain (18 people, 16.98%)
  10. Muscle spasms (17 people, 16.04%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Aspirin (37 people, 34.91%)
  2. Vitamin d (34 people, 32.08%)
  3. Skelaxin (25 people, 23.58%)
  4. Omeprazole (21 people, 19.81%)
  5. Lactulose (21 people, 19.81%)
  6. Meloxicam (20 people, 18.87%)
  7. Amitiza (19 people, 17.92%)
  8. Folic acid (18 people, 16.98%)
  9. Fish oil (18 people, 16.98%)
  10. Celebrex (18 people, 16.98%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • bloated feeling, pain is worse on left side, taking Norco for other issues,take liquid magnesium citrate for constipation from Norco. Can't deal with pain. Would another pain med have less constipation like methadone, dilaudid, oxycodone, vydrocodone ( no acemedifin)? Tramadrol doesn't work?

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My son started on this medication when he was 15 months old for chronic impaction, back when it was still available by prescription only. His pediatric gastroenterologist prescribed the full 17 gram dose daily. He took it until he was 4.5 years old. He frequently had encopresis, or a leakage of liquid stool around the impacted stool. He was also a very chubby little guy when he started on this medication. But he quickly lost a ton of weight and was never able to gain really. When he was 11, he still fit in size 4T underwear (for 4 year olds). He was diagnosed with Failure to Thrive and he underwent abdominal surgery to receive a feeding tube to try to get up to a healthy weight. He was also diagnosed with Autism. He had no developmental delays or any issues at all prior to starting this medication. Now, he has trouble communicating, he receives special education accommodations in school, and he has trouble dealing with life in general (meltdowns, sensory problems, inability to proper assess and navigate social situations, echolalia, etc.).

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • 27 L knee operations, three massive L knee infections resulting in a third and final arthoplasty revision. Extensive soft tissue damage resulting in perminante subqutanious sutuers and locking full leg brace, also perminante.

    Daily swelling in the knee joint (4 to 6 cm daily). Constant pain as well as additional pain when walking.

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