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 299,149 people who have side effects when taking Aspirin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 30, 2017

299,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 6,279 people (2.1%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Constipation?

Time on Aspirin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 16.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.55 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.77 %
  • 10+ years: 11.32 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 53.09 %
  • male: 46.91 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.93 %
  • 30-39: 1.72 %
  • 40-49: 6.91 %
  • 50-59: 15.45 %
  • 60+: 74.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (767 people, 12.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (690 people, 10.99%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (591 people, 9.41%)
  • Pain (482 people, 7.68%)
  • Osteoporosis (422 people, 6.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (829 people, 13.20%)
  • Zometa (735 people, 11.71%)
  • Lasix (705 people, 11.23%)
  • Revlimid (611 people, 9.73%)
  • Lisinopril (584 people, 9.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (1,635 people, 26.04%)
  • Nausea (1,605 people, 25.56%)
  • Diarrhea (1,345 people, 21.42%)
  • Pain (1,216 people, 19.37%)
  • Weakness (1,169 people, 18.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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