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Review: could Curcumin cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is reported only by a few people who take Curcumin.

We study 74 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 118 Curcumin 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, 26, 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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  • Cymbalta r/t autonomic neuropathy
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    tired all the time, dizziness, chronic constipation, stomach pains, pins and needles, diabetic type 2 hx alcoholism resolved, gerd, early satiety
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    In childrens hospital now have given the tag virus for stomach pain at night that is relieved by morphine
  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & the daily having to pluck hairs it's insane. I'm in fantastic shape(used to be double my weight & now I'm 100lbs), the best looking I've ever been with a incredibly good looking husband & a wonderful family. My issues seem to detour a lot of things & while I'm young I'd like to get this solved or some type of solution to even maintain myself, not looking for a miracle, but would really appreciate answers.
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    I was reviewing the case studies of Synthroid and Milk Thistle and I am not sure I am reading it correctly. I hope the information is incorrect regarding the studies with concurrent use of these drugs. I took one dose of Milk Thistle and it occurred to me that I probably should research to make sure it was safe to take with my Synthroid and hence I find this study. Confused and concerned...please respond. Thanks, Cheri RN
  • Since taking mupirocin for nasal condition i have developed constipation. are they related and to do?
    Have been using this product for about a week to 10 days. I have suddenly developed constipation. Are they related? and how long does this last.

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