Review: could Clindamycin cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation could be caused by Clindamycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Celebrex, and have Hypertension.
We study 1,080 people who have side effects while taking Clindamycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 1,080 people reported to have side effects when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.65%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 506,360 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Clindamycin hydrochloride when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Clindamycin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (1 people, 14.29%)
- Musculoskeletal stiffness (1 people, 14.29%)
- Metastases to bone (1 people, 14.29%)
- Abscess oral (1 people, 14.29%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Celebrex (6 people, 85.71%)
- Metronidazole (5 people, 71.43%)
- Ambien (5 people, 71.43%)
- Cephalexin (5 people, 71.43%)
- Zometa (5 people, 71.43%)
* 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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