Could Aspirin cause 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 Zometa, and have High blood cholesterol . We study 185,026 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA. Among them, 3,915 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 Aspirin 282,900 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,352 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

185,026 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 3,915 people (2.12%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Constipation?

Time on Aspirin when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 14.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.31 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.73 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.62 %
  • 10+ years: 13.27 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 52.39 %
  • male: 47.61 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.1 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 1.13 %
  • 30-39: 1.8 %
  • 40-49: 8.36 %
  • 50-59: 16.53 %
  • 60+: 71.77 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 64.1 %
  • severe: 28.21 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (615 people, 15.71%)
  • Lipitor (610 people, 15.58%)
  • Lisinopril (558 people, 14.25%)
  • Lasix (488 people, 12.46%)
  • Omeprazole (415 people, 10.60%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (416 people, 10.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (412 people, 10.52%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (383 people, 9.78%)
  • Osteoporosis (352 people, 8.99%)
  • Pain (293 people, 7.48%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (1,082 people, 27.64%)
  • Fatigue (1,038 people, 26.51%)
  • Pain (966 people, 24.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (823 people, 21.02%)
  • Weakness (801 people, 20.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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