Review: could Azathioprine cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Azathioprine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease.
We study 14,253 people who have side effects while taking Azathioprine from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Azathioprine has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 14,445 Azathioprine users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 14,250 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 102 people (0.72%) have Constipation.
Time on Azathioprine when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Azathioprine * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Azathioprine * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Azathioprine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (27 people, 26.47%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 18.63%)
- Pain (15 people, 14.71%)
- Prophylaxis (10 people, 9.80%)
- Sarcoidosis (8 people, 7.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (20 people, 19.61%)
- Prednisone (20 people, 19.61%)
- Prednisolone (17 people, 16.67%)
- Cyclosporine (13 people, 12.75%)
- Cyclophosphamide (13 people, 12.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Suboxone, Celebrex, Clonidine for a 32-year old man with Drug Addiction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Adhd. The patient has Constipation Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Aspirin for a 28-year old woman with Primary Polycythemia. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride for a 17-year old girl with Acne. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Metformin for a 38-year old woman with Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Passed Out, Diabetes. The patient has Constipation, Bloating, Painful Urination, Pain - Leg, Unable To Get Pregnant, Unable To Concentrate, Passed Out
Recent Azathioprine related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Zolpidem for a 82-year old woman who has Insomnia, Auto Immune Disease, Neuropathy, Spinal Stenosis, High Blood Pressure
- Comparions of Labetalol Hydrochloride, Lisinopril, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 52-year old man who has Milk Thistle
- Comparions of Azathioprine, Methotrexate, Cyclophosphamide, Rituxan, Mycophenolate Mofetil for a 21-year old woman who has Wegener's Granulomatosis
- Comparions of Tacrolimus, Mycophenolate Mofetil, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Cyclosporine for a 27-year old woman who has Heart Transplant Rejection
- Comparions of Effexor Xr, Clonazepam, Azathioprine, Pentasa, Entocort Ec for a 34-year old man who has Crohn's Disease
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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