Would you have Intestinal Perforation when you have Constipation?


Intestinal perforation is found among people with Constipation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Dexamethasone and have Pain. We study 118 people who have Intestinal perforation and Constipation from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Intestinal Perforation

Intestinal perforation (complete penetration of the wall of the intestine) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, colon cancer, pain (latest reports from 8,533 Intestinal perforation patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

118 people who have Constipation and Intestinal Perforation are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Intestinal perforation when you have Constipation?

Gender of people who have Constipation and experience Intestinal Perforation *:

  • female: 52.59 %
  • male: 47.41 %

Age of people who have Constipation and experience Intestinal Perforation *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.92 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 0.92 %
  • 40-49: 13.76 %
  • 50-59: 13.76 %
  • 60+: 69.72 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Pain (44 people, 37.29%)
  • Hypertension (31 people, 26.27%)
  • Nausea (23 people, 19.49%)
  • Prophylaxis (18 people, 15.25%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (12 people, 10.17%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone (24 people, 20.34%)
  • Lansoprazole (18 people, 15.25%)
  • Lactulose (16 people, 13.56%)
  • Avastin (15 people, 12.71%)
  • Acetaminophen (15 people, 12.71%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Peritonitis (27 people, 22.88%)
  • Diarrhoea (16 people, 13.56%)
  • Sepsis (14 people, 11.86%)
  • Constipation (14 people, 11.86%)
  • Hypotension (11 people, 9.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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