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Review: could Ibs cause Dehydration?

Summary: Dehydration could be caused by Ibs, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypothyroidism, and take Zelnorm.

We study 6,290 people who have Ibs from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Dehydration. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Ibs

Ibs (latest reports from 70,470 patients) are typically treated by Bentyl, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Amitiza, Mebeverine Hydrochloride, Loperamide Hydrochloride, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.

Dehydration

Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water) (latest reports from 487,497 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, hepatitis c.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 6,282 people who have ibs are studied. Among them, 120 (1.91%) have Dehydration. They amount to 0.02% of all the 486,452 people who have Dehydration on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dehydration in ibs reports

Gender of people who have ibs and experienced Dehydration * :

FemaleMale
Dehydration84.89%15.11%

Age of people who have ibs and experienced Dehydration * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dehydration0.00%0.00%0.00%9.92%6.87%26.72%28.24%29.01%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (20 people, 16.67%)
  2. Anxiety (18 people, 15.00%)
  3. Headache (15 people, 12.50%)
  4. Hypertension (15 people, 12.50%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 11.67%)
  6. Insomnia (14 people, 11.67%)
  7. Depression (13 people, 10.83%)
  8. Pain (10 people, 8.33%)
  9. Back pain (10 people, 8.33%)
  10. Musculoskeletal pain (9 people, 7.50%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Zelnorm (62 people, 51.67%)
  2. Synthroid (32 people, 26.67%)
  3. Miralax (27 people, 22.50%)
  4. Ambien (21 people, 17.50%)
  5. Lotronex (18 people, 15.00%)
  6. Colace (16 people, 13.33%)
  7. Advil (14 people, 11.67%)
  8. Levoxyl (14 people, 11.67%)
  9. Xanax (14 people, 11.67%)
  10. Amitiza (14 people, 11.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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