Review: could Advil cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 19, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,365 people who take Advil. Among them, 415 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Advil (latest outcomes from 21,206 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Advil include pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain, pain exacerbated, nausea.
Constipation (latest reports from 494,103 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 19,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil. Among them, 415 people (2.10%) have Constipation.
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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (74 people, 17.83%)
- Back pain (31 people, 7.47%)
- Constipation (21 people, 5.06%)
- Multiple sclerosis (21 people, 5.06%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 4.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Advil liqui-gels (95 people, 22.89%)
- Zometa (67 people, 16.14%)
- Vioxx (55 people, 13.25%)
- Ambien (49 people, 11.81%)
- Protonix (48 people, 11.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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