Aspirin and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Lipitor, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Aspirin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 276,206 people who have side effects when taking Aspirin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

276,206 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 5,740 people (2.08%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Constipation?

Time on Aspirin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 15.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.08 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 53.63 %
  • male: 46.37 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.07 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.94 %
  • 30-39: 1.8 %
  • 40-49: 7.29 %
  • 50-59: 15.74 %
  • 60+: 73.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (702 people, 12.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (626 people, 10.91%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (548 people, 9.55%)
  • Pain (438 people, 7.63%)
  • Osteoporosis (410 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (773 people, 13.47%)
  • Zometa (718 people, 12.51%)
  • Lasix (655 people, 11.41%)
  • Lisinopril (584 people, 10.17%)
  • Revlimid (557 people, 9.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,513 people, 26.36%)
  • Fatigue (1,512 people, 26.34%)
  • Diarrhea (1,238 people, 21.57%)
  • Pain (1,175 people, 20.47%)
  • Weakness (1,103 people, 19.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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