Calcium citrate and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Calcium Citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Prednisone, and have Osteoporosis . We study 3,439 people who have side effects while taking Calcium citrate from FDA. Among them, 272 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Calcium Citrate

Calcium citrate has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteopenia. (latest outcomes from Calcium citrate 3,670 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,661 Diarrhea patients).

On Feb, 16, 2017

3,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium Citrate.
Among them, 272 people (7.91%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Calcium citrate cause Diarrhea?

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Calcium Citrate *:

  • female: 80.99 %
  • male: 19.01 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Calcium Citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.83 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 1.37 %
  • 40-49: 3.2 %
  • 50-59: 26.03 %
  • 60+: 65.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (47 people, 17.28%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (41 people, 15.07%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30 people, 11.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (30 people, 11.03%)
  • Pain (25 people, 9.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (49 people, 18.01%)
  • Prilosec (48 people, 17.65%)
  • Protonix (46 people, 16.91%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 16.18%)
  • Aredia (43 people, 15.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (79 people, 29.04%)
  • Fatigue (57 people, 20.96%)
  • Pneumonia (56 people, 20.59%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (54 people, 19.85%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (54 people, 19.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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