Calcium citrate and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people who take Calcium citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Prilosec, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Calcium citrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,005 people who have side effects when taking Calcium citrate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2017

4,005 people reported to have side effects when taking Calcium Citrate.
Among them, 298 people (7.44%) have Diarrhea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Calcium citrate cause Diarrhea?

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

  • female: 79.58 %
  • male: 20.42 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.66 %
  • 20-29: 1.66 %
  • 30-39: 1.24 %
  • 40-49: 2.9 %
  • 50-59: 25.31 %
  • 60+: 67.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (48 people, 16.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 16.11%)
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (30 people, 10.07%)
  • High Blood Pressure (30 people, 10.07%)
  • Pain (26 people, 8.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (51 people, 17.11%)
  • Prednisone (49 people, 16.44%)
  • Protonix (48 people, 16.11%)
  • Lasix (44 people, 14.77%)
  • Aredia (43 people, 14.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (82 people, 27.52%)
  • Fatigue (65 people, 21.81%)
  • Pneumonia (58 people, 19.46%)
  • Sinusitis (55 people, 18.46%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (55 people, 18.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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