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Review: could Curcumin cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is reported only by a few people who take Curcumin. We study 75 people who have side effects while taking Curcumin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Curcumin

Curcumin has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 119 Curcumin users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)

On Apr, 30, 2015: 74 people reported to have side effects when taking Curcumin. Among them, 2 people (2.70%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Curcumin reports

Time on Curcumin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin * :

FemaleMale
Constipation50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Curcumin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%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. Depression (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Hypertension (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Hashimoto's thyroiditis (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Gerd (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zolpidem tartrate (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Cotrim (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Diclofenac (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Omeprazole (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Rosuvastatin calcium (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have usually been very regular. Since starting the Losartan with the Clopidogrel and Pantoprazole I have constipation. Previous to the Pantoprazole I took Nexium for the past 10 years with no constipation or other problems.

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