Review: could Coq10 cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Coq10, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fish Oil, and have Pain . We study 2,497 people who have side effects while taking Coq10 from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Coq10

Coq10 has active ingredients of coenzyme q - 10. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Coq10 2,584 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 87,995 Constipation patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

2,497 people reported to have side effects when taking Coq10.
Among them, 92 people (3.68%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coq10 cause Constipation?

Time on Coq10 when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Coq10 *:

  • female: 75.28 %
  • male: 24.72 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Coq10 *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.41 %
  • 40-49: 16.87 %
  • 50-59: 18.07 %
  • 60+: 61.45 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Coq10 **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (71 people)
  • Depression (53 people)
  • Headache (45 people)
  • Migraine (43 people)
  • Bone And Joint Pain (42 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fish Oil (66 people)
  • Prilosec (57 people)
  • Prozac (49 people)
  • Gabapentin (49 people)
  • Zometa (47 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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