Review: could Concerta cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
We study 8,734 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 10,462 Concerta users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 8,734 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 118 people (1.35%) have Constipation.
Time on Concerta when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Concerta * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Concerta * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Concerta ** :
|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 * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (30 people, 25.42%)
- Irritable bowel syndrome (24 people, 20.34%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (24 people, 20.34%)
- Metastases to bone (15 people, 12.71%)
- Osteoporosis (10 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (49 people, 41.53%)
- Ambien (40 people, 33.90%)
- Diflucan (39 people, 33.05%)
- Faslodex (36 people, 30.51%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 27.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Pepcid Ac, Aspirin, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Calcium, Fish Oil, Magnesium, Metoprolol Succinate, Advair Diskus 100/50, Concerta, Imiquimod for a 53-year old man with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Acid Reflux, General Physical Health Deterioration, Allergy, Constipation, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Adhd, Plantar Warts. The patient has Blood Potassium Increased
- A study of side effects of Zyflo Cr for a 34-year old woman with Sinusitis Chronic. The patient has Constipation, Nausea
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Lexapro, Risperdal, Concerta, Accutane for a 17-year old girl with Stomach Discomfort, Anxiety Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Adhd, Acne And Teenagers. The patient has Painful Menstrual Periods, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weakness
- A study of drug interactions between Concerta, Duavee, Vitamin D, Neurontin, Ativan for a 52-year old woman with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Menopause Hot Flashes, Iga Deficiency, Night Sweats, Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Night Sweats
- A study of side effects of Concerta for a 15-year old boy with ADHD. The patient has Tic
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