Advil and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Advil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,652 people who have side effects when taking Advil from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 17, 2017

33,652 people reported to have side effects when taking Advil.
Among them, 631 people (1.88%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Advil cause Constipation?

Time on Advil when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 87.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 3.23 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Advil *:

  • female: 67.97 %
  • male: 32.03 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Advil *:

  • 0-1: 0.81 %
  • 2-9: 1.01 %
  • 10-19: 3.84 %
  • 20-29: 3.23 %
  • 30-39: 11.31 %
  • 40-49: 15.96 %
  • 50-59: 20.4 %
  • 60+: 43.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (98 people, 15.53%)
  • Back Pain (37 people, 5.86%)
  • Osteoarthritis (35 people, 5.55%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (35 people, 5.55%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 5.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (70 people, 11.09%)
  • Tylenol (63 people, 9.98%)
  • Neurontin (52 people, 8.24%)
  • Vioxx (48 people, 7.61%)
  • Celebrex (48 people, 7.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (173 people, 27.42%)
  • Fatigue (156 people, 24.72%)
  • Weakness (121 people, 19.18%)
  • Back Pain (119 people, 18.86%)
  • Diarrhea (117 people, 18.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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