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 14,243 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 14,436 Azathioprine users)
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, 26, 2015: 14,243 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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