Chromium picolinate and Constipation - from FDA reports


Constipation is found among people who take Chromium picolinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Biotin, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Chromium picolinate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 473 people who have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 18, 2017

473 people reported to have side effects when taking Chromium picolinate.
Among them, 13 people (2.75%) have Constipation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Chromium picolinate cause Constipation?

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

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 22.22 %
  • 60+: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Tonsil Cancer (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Metastatic Neoplasm (2 people, 15.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Flaxseed (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Biotin (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Ubidecarenone (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Niacin (5 people, 38.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Fall (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Dehydration (6 people, 46.15%)
  • Hypothyroidism (5 people, 38.46%)
  • Femur Fracture (5 people, 38.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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