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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 161,169 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,463 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 164,557 Aspirin users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 161,132 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin. Among them, 3,463 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
Constipation17.89%36.59%4.88%14.63%7.32%8.13%10.57%

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%8.37%17.14%71.55%

Severity of Constipation when taking Aspirin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%55.00%37.50%7.50%

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, 9.96%)
  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, 19.23%)
  2. Lipitor (614 people, 17.73%)
  3. Lisinopril (536 people, 15.48%)
  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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  • Was taking aspirin and bisoprolol fumerate for 8 months,after all tests ok was told to stop aspirin now having indigestion and heartburn. is connected and would it help if halved bisoprolol
    Dr increased dosage from 1.25 then 2.5 and now 3.75 because still having some chest discomfort. However doctor said the bisoprolol did not stop any pain so why increase. I think all due to stress at work and when working notice felt great but after left anything that I let worry me seems to cause discomfort. After CT OK felt getting better then after told to stop aspirin started to get burning feeling in throat and sonetimes indigestion as well.Husband suggests stopping or halving bisoprolol as was not too bad on lower dose but Dr says leave as seems to be working.Seem to have swopped one worry and discomfort for another.
  • I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it? (1 answer)
    I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
  • Cymbalta r/t autonomic neuropathy
    neurotin
    losartan 20 mg
    tired all the time, dizziness, chronic constipation, stomach pains, pins and needles, diabetic type 2 hx alcoholism resolved, gerd, early satiety
  • Can high dose aspirin cause joint pain like arthritis?
    Told by Cardiologist to take 300mg aspirin daily and anti coagulant, both for about 1 year following insertion of stent, and because of 60% blockage on another unstented artery. Now getting joint pains like arthritis.
  • Can long-term methadone use cause or increase the risk of colon cancer?
    I had a two-level spinal fusion at L4-S1 in 2000 after being injuried at work in Sept. 24, 1997. I lost everything after...the unjury, ability to do my job, my wife and family (couldn't take the strain) my home, my sense of self and purpose, direction and belonging...credit rating and ability to pay my bills.
    After a long period of waiting to settle my workmens' comp. case, I returned home, from the Bat Area back to Arizona to take of my mother with a yet un dianosed case of moderate dementia.
    Then, in 2011 I had a 2nd surgery to relieve spinal stenosis btwn. L2-L4, just above the fusion site.
    I've been taking methadone since early 2004, a little over ten years, now. I've had high blood pressure since my injury.

    Now, I waiting to be scheduled for a colonoscopy, with my father having had polyps and the way I've been feeling..drained, tired all the time, and stomach pains ( in addition to my chronic low back pain), I...
    find myself wondering if there is any relationtionship between the methadone and other meds and cancer?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • I am taking the Lipitor to lower Cholestrol and Ramipril and baby Asprin post heart attack in 2007 to keep blood pressure low and help prevent stroke. Recently, I had stroke like symptoms, and was put on Clopidogrel. Tests for stroke were negative, but the Clopidogrel was prescribed as a prophylaxis. Shortly after starting it, I started having constipation, which I had never had to such an extent before that. I haven't seen anywhere that clopidogrel was associated with constipation, but perhaps the drug combinations is at fault. The shoulder joint pain could be just old age. I had a dislocated shoulder and torn tendons in left side about 10 years ago. I was told because of the damage, that shoulder would become arthritic, but that doesn't explain the right shoulder, which has similar symptoms.

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