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Review: could Aspirin cause Constipation?





Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 161,132 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,462 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Aspirin and have Constipation >>>

Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 164,508 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 161,113 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin. Among them, 3,462 people (2.15%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Aspirin reports

Time on Aspirin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation18.03%36.89%4.10%14.75%7.38%8.20%10.66%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.03%0.27%0.03%1.03%1.57%8.38%17.15%71.54%

Severity of Constipation when taking Aspirin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%53.85%38.46%7.69%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%13.04%86.96%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (387 people, 11.18%)
  2. Hypertension (345 people, 9.97%)
  3. Osteoporosis (322 people, 9.30%)
  4. Pain (257 people, 7.42%)
  5. Prophylaxis (207 people, 5.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (666 people, 19.24%)
  2. Lipitor (614 people, 17.74%)
  3. Lisinopril (535 people, 15.45%)
  4. Lasix (472 people, 13.63%)
  5. Plavix (413 people, 11.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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