Black cohosh and Constipation - from FDA reports


Constipation is found among people who take Black cohosh, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Neurontin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Black cohosh. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 640 people who have side effects when taking Black cohosh from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

640 people reported to have side effects when taking Black cohosh.
Among them, 35 people (5.47%) have Constipation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Black cohosh cause Constipation?

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

  • female: 90 %
  • male: 10 %

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: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 27.78 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Diabetes (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Depression (20 people, 57.14%)
  • Bone Pain (20 people, 57.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Wellbutrin (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Ibuprofen (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Vicodin (20 people, 57.14%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Back Pain (22 people, 62.86%)
  • Tooth Disorder (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Joint Pain (21 people, 60.00%)
  • Diabetes (21 people, 60.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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