Review: could Advil cause Constipation?
We study 21,418 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 466 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Advil (latest outcomes from 22,794 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,011 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 21,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 466 people (2.18%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.09% of all the 509,895 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Advil when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Advil * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Advil * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Advil ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (82 people, 17.60%)
- Back pain (32 people, 6.87%)
- Multiple sclerosis (23 people, 4.94%)
- Constipation (21 people, 4.51%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 4.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (95 people, 20.39%)
- Zometa (72 people, 15.45%)
- Vioxx (55 people, 11.80%)
- Ambien (51 people, 10.94%)
- Aspirin (50 people, 10.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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