Review: could Black Cohosh cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Black Cohosh, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have Hypertension . We study 452 people who have side effects while taking Black cohosh from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Black Cohosh

Black cohosh has active ingredients of black cohosh. It is often used in hot flush. (latest outcomes from Black cohosh 619 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 130,437 Constipation patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

452 people reported to have side effects when taking Black Cohosh.
Among them, 33 people (7.3%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Black cohosh cause Constipation?

Time on Black Cohosh when people have Constipation *:

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

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Black Cohosh *:

  • female: 94.44 %
  • male: 5.56 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Black Cohosh *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 41.18 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Black Cohosh **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 60.61%)
  • Depression (20 people, 60.61%)
  • Breast Cancer (20 people, 60.61%)
  • Bone Pain (20 people, 60.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Neurontin (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Zyrtec (20 people, 60.61%)
  • Xanax (20 people, 60.61%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hot Flush (22 people, 66.67%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 66.67%)
  • Oedema (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Nasal Congestion (21 people, 63.64%)
  • Dyspnoea (21 people, 63.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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