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Review: could Chromium picolinate cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Chromium picolinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Fosamax, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 162 people who have side effects while taking Chromium picolinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Chromium picolinate

Chromium picolinate (latest outcomes from 228 users) has active ingredients of chromium. It is often used in metabolism.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,437 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 165 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate. Among them, 8 people (4.85%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 506,337 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Chromium picolinate reports

Time on Chromium picolinate when people have Constipation * :

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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Chromium picolinate * :

FemaleMale
Constipation57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Chromium picolinate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%75.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Chromium picolinate ** :

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How people recovered from Constipation ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Nausea (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Tonsil cancer (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Constipation (2 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (5 people, 62.50%)
  2. Vitamin e (4 people, 50.00%)
  3. Biotin (4 people, 50.00%)
  4. Flaxseed (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Ascorbic acid (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

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