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Review: could Hepatitis c cause Constipation?

We study 30,023 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 395 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,453 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 509,003 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 30,023 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 395 (1.32%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.08% of all the 510,121 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in hepatitis c reports

Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Constipation * :

FemaleMale
Constipation55.12%44.88%

Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Constipation * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.50%0.00%0.00%1.75%5.88%29.29%48.81%13.89%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (43 people, 10.89%)
  2. Hypertension (37 people, 9.37%)
  3. Anxiety (32 people, 8.10%)
  4. Depression (30 people, 7.59%)
  5. Chronic hepatitis (16 people, 4.05%)
  6. Insomnia (11 people, 2.78%)
  7. Cerebrovascular accident prophylaxis (8 people, 2.03%)
  8. Antidepressant therapy (7 people, 1.77%)
  9. Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 1.52%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 1.52%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Ribavirin (395 people, 100.00%)
  2. Peg-intron (352 people, 89.11%)
  3. Pegasys (319 people, 80.76%)
  4. Rebetol (186 people, 47.09%)
  5. Incivek (184 people, 46.58%)
  6. Ribasphere (119 people, 30.13%)
  7. Copegus (77 people, 19.49%)
  8. Ultram (55 people, 13.92%)
  9. Prozac (55 people, 13.92%)
  10. Levothyroxine sodium (38 people, 9.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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