Review: could Coq10 cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,499 people who take Coq10. Among them, 68 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Coq10 (latest outcomes from 1,708 users) has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in vitamin supplementation, general physical condition abnormal. Commonly reported side effects of Coq10 include flushing aggravated, skin blushing/flushing, itching, fatigue, pain relief by acupuncture.
Constipation (latest reports from 493,797 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 15, 2014: 1,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Coq10. Among them, 68 people (5.38%) have Constipation.
Time on Coq10 when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Coq10 ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (27 people, 39.71%)
- Breast cancer (14 people, 20.59%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 17.65%)
- Anxiety (11 people, 16.18%)
- Depression (11 people, 16.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (42 people, 61.76%)
- Calcium (33 people, 48.53%)
- Levaquin (32 people, 47.06%)
- Multi-vitamins (32 people, 47.06%)
- Cytoxan (30 people, 44.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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