Could Curcumin cause Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Curcumin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Magnesium, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 355 people who have side effects while taking Curcumin from FDA. Among them, 21 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 inflammation. (latest outcomes from Curcumin 501 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

355 people reported to have side effects when taking Curcumin.
Among them, 21 people (5.92%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Curcumin cause Constipation?

Time on Curcumin when people have Constipation *:

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

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin *:

  • female: 65 %
  • male: 35 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 21.43 %
  • 60+: 64.29 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Revlimid (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Magnesium (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Miralax (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Avastin (3 people, 14.29%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Pain (2 people, 9.52%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 9.52%)
  • Gangrene (2 people, 9.52%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diarrhea (9 people, 42.86%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 38.10%)
  • Pain (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 33.33%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (5 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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