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Review: could Coreg cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Coreg, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 23,199 people who have side effects while taking Coreg from FDA and social media. Among them, 528 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Coreg

Coreg has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 23,790 Coreg users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,342 Constipation patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 23,199 people reported to have side effects when taking Coreg. Among them, 528 people (2.28%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Coreg reports

Time on Coreg when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation7.14%35.71%0.00%0.00%42.86%7.14%7.14%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Coreg * :

FemaleMale
Constipation45.23%54.77%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Coreg * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.22%0.65%9.15%23.53%66.45%

Severity of Constipation when taking Coreg ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (84 people, 15.91%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (54 people, 10.23%)
  3. Cardiac disorder (33 people, 6.25%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (31 people, 5.87%)
  5. Pain (30 people, 5.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (198 people, 37.50%)
  2. Lasix (156 people, 29.55%)
  3. Lisinopril (132 people, 25.00%)
  4. Coumadin (129 people, 24.43%)
  5. Plavix (128 people, 24.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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