Review: could Carvedilol cause Constipation?
We study 18,950 people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol from FDA and social media. Among them, 264 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,614 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,270 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 18,944 people reported to have side effects when taking Carvedilol. Among them, 265 people (1.40%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.05% of all the 509,209 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Carvedilol when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Carvedilol * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Carvedilol * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Carvedilol ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (28 people, 10.57%)
- Cardiac failure (24 people, 9.06%)
- Hyperuricaemia (18 people, 6.79%)
- Cardiac disorder (18 people, 6.79%)
- Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 6.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (139 people, 52.45%)
- Furosemide (86 people, 32.45%)
- Lisinopril (81 people, 30.57%)
- Spironolactone (69 people, 26.04%)
- Nitroglycerin (58 people, 21.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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