Who have Constipation with Advil?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Advil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Tylenol, and have Pain . We study 24,518 people who have side effects while taking Advil from FDA and social media. Among them, 481 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Advil

Advil has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Advil 32,699 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

24,518 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 481 people (1.96%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Constipation?

Time on Advil when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Advil *:

  • female: 70.34 %
  • male: 29.66 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.27 %
  • 2-9: 0.53 %
  • 10-19: 2.93 %
  • 20-29: 3.46 %
  • 30-39: 9.84 %
  • 40-49: 15.43 %
  • 50-59: 19.41 %
  • 60+: 48.14 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (56 people, 11.64%)
  • Zometa (41 people, 8.52%)
  • Vioxx (41 people, 8.52%)
  • Neurontin (34 people, 7.07%)
  • Prilosec (32 people, 6.65%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Advil, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Osteoarthritis (33 people, 6.86%)
  • Back Pain (31 people, 6.44%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (133 people, 27.65%)
  • Fatigue (113 people, 23.49%)
  • Weakness (87 people, 18.09%)
  • Diarrhea (87 people, 18.09%)
  • Back Pain (78 people, 16.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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