Review: could Coreg cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 23,108 people who take Coreg. Among them, 528 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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Coreg (latest outcomes from 23,733 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure, heart failure. Commonly reported side effects of Coreg include breathing difficulty, cardiac failure congestive, fatigue, dizziness, weakness.
Constipation (latest reports from 491,496 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 22,378 people reported to have side effects when taking Coreg. Among them, 528 people (2.36%) have Constipation.
Time on Coreg when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Coreg * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Coreg ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (84 people, 15.91%)
- Multiple myeloma (54 people, 10.23%)
- Cardiac disorder (33 people, 6.25%)
- Atrial fibrillation (31 people, 5.87%)
- Pain (30 people, 5.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (198 people, 37.50%)
- Lasix (156 people, 29.55%)
- Lisinopril (132 people, 25.00%)
- Coumadin (129 people, 24.43%)
- Plavix (128 people, 24.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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