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Review: could Azor cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Azor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Lasix, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 838 people who have side effects while taking Azor from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 835 people reported to have side effects when taking Azor. Among them, 30 people (3.59%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.01% of all the 506,192 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Azor reports

Time on Azor when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Azor * :

FemaleMale
Constipation40.62%59.38%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Azor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.00%64.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Azor ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (16 people, 53.33%)
  2. Hypertension (8 people, 26.67%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 13.33%)
  4. Blood glucose increased (4 people, 13.33%)
  5. Haemorrhoids (3 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (21 people, 70.00%)
  2. Clonidine (21 people, 70.00%)
  3. Diovan (20 people, 66.67%)
  4. Lipitor (17 people, 56.67%)
  5. Prednisone (17 people, 56.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • has IBS - with diarrhea and constipation with severe stomach pains

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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

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