Black cohosh and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Black Cohosh, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Hydrochlorothiazide, and have High blood pressure . We study 552 people who have side effects while taking Black cohosh from FDA. Among them, 34 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 menopause. (latest outcomes from Black cohosh 645 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,633 Constipation patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

552 people reported to have side effects when taking Black Cohosh.
Among them, 34 people (6.16%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Black cohosh cause Constipation?

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

  • female: 89.47 %
  • male: 10.53 %

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: 35.29 %
  • 50-59: 29.41 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 58.82%)
  • Depression (20 people, 58.82%)
  • Breast Cancer (20 people, 58.82%)
  • Bone Pain (20 people, 58.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Neurontin (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Ibuprofen (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Monopril (20 people, 58.82%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (22 people, 64.71%)
  • Hot Flush (22 people, 64.71%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 64.71%)
  • Oedema (21 people, 61.76%)
  • Joint Pain (21 people, 61.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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