Bisacodyl and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

Low blood sugar is found among people who take Bisacodyl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Constipation . We study 4,621 people who have side effects while taking Bisacodyl from FDA. Among them, 20 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Bisacodyl

Bisacodyl has active ingredients of bisacodyl. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Bisacodyl 4,679 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,529 Low blood sugar patients).

On Feb, 12, 2017

4,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Bisacodyl.
Among them, 20 people (0.43%) have Low Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bisacodyl cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Bisacodyl when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Bisacodyl *:

  • female: 63.16 %
  • male: 36.84 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Bisacodyl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 5.26 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 63.16 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (5 people, 25.00%)
  • Pain (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Dialysis (3 people, 15.00%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Senna (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Prilosec (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Aspirin (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Coreg (3 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (6 people, 30.00%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (4 people, 20.00%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Abdominal Pain (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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