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Review: could Constipation cause Dry mouth?
Summary: Dry mouth could be caused by Constipation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take Aspirin.
We study 16,054 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 (latest reports from 506,447 patients) is typically treated by Miralax, Colace, Amitiza, Senna, Lactulose, Polyethylene Glycol 3350.
Dry mouth (latest reports from 197,817 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 16,045 people who have constipation are studied. Among them, 106 (0.66%) have Dry Mouth. They amount to 0.05% of all the 197,259 people who have Dry Mouth on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have constipation and experienced Dry mouth * :
|Dry mouth||72.13%||27.87% |
Age of people who have constipation and experienced Dry mouth * :
|Dry mouth||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.92%||5.50%||6.42%||22.02%||66.06% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Dry mouth||28.57%||28.57%||42.86%||0.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Pain (40 people, 37.74%)
- Hypertension (32 people, 30.19%)
- Nausea (26 people, 24.53%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (23 people, 21.70%)
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (20 people, 18.87%)
- Insomnia (20 people, 18.87%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 17.92%)
- Prophylaxis (19 people, 17.92%)
- Back pain (18 people, 16.98%)
- Muscle spasms (17 people, 16.04%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Aspirin (37 people, 34.91%)
- Vitamin d (34 people, 32.08%)
- Skelaxin (25 people, 23.58%)
- Omeprazole (21 people, 19.81%)
- Lactulose (21 people, 19.81%)
- Meloxicam (20 people, 18.87%)
- Amitiza (19 people, 17.92%)
- Celebrex (18 people, 16.98%)
- Folic acid (18 people, 16.98%)
- Fish oil (18 people, 16.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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