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Review: could Concerta cause Constipation?

We study 8,680 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 117 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Concerta

Concerta (latest outcomes from 10,393 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 8,668 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 118 people (1.36%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Concerta reports

Time on Concerta when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation25.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%25.00%37.50%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Concerta * :

FemaleMale
Constipation51.43%48.57%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Concerta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%12.94%16.47%3.53%17.65%27.06%7.06%15.29%

Severity of Constipation when taking Concerta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (30 people, 25.42%)
  2. Irritable bowel syndrome (24 people, 20.34%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (24 people, 20.34%)
  4. Metastases to bone (15 people, 12.71%)
  5. Osteoporosis (10 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (49 people, 41.53%)
  2. Ambien (40 people, 33.90%)
  3. Diflucan (39 people, 33.05%)
  4. Faslodex (36 people, 30.51%)
  5. Aspirin (33 people, 27.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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