Aleve and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Aleve, 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 Aleve. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,885 people who have side effects when taking Aleve from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 06, 2017

40,885 people reported to have side effects when taking Aleve.
Among them, 718 people (1.76%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aleve cause Constipation?

Time on Aleve when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 53.85 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.08 %
  • 10+ years: 3.08 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Aleve *:

  • female: 63.85 %
  • male: 36.15 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Aleve *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.53 %
  • 20-29: 1.34 %
  • 30-39: 2.86 %
  • 40-49: 10.11 %
  • 50-59: 13.36 %
  • 60+: 70.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (85 people, 11.84%)
  • Arthritis (60 people, 8.36%)
  • Back Pain (51 people, 7.10%)
  • Joint Pain (40 people, 5.57%)
  • Depression (36 people, 5.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (70 people, 9.75%)
  • Tylenol (65 people, 9.05%)
  • Vicodin (56 people, 7.80%)
  • Miralax (56 people, 7.80%)
  • Levaquin (52 people, 7.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (123 people, 17.13%)
  • Nausea (115 people, 16.02%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (107 people, 14.90%)
  • Pain (101 people, 14.07%)
  • Back Pain (87 people, 12.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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