Diazepam and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Diazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Folic Acid, and have High blood pressure . We study 48,231 people who have side effects while taking Diazepam from FDA. Among them, 965 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Diazepam

Diazepam has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Diazepam 50,142 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

48,231 people reported to have side effects when taking Diazepam.
Among them, 965 people (2.0%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diazepam cause Constipation?

Time on Diazepam when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 37.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.71 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 34.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Diazepam *:

  • female: 66.27 %
  • male: 33.73 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Diazepam *:

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 1.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.12 %
  • 20-29: 2.87 %
  • 30-39: 17.83 %
  • 40-49: 20.45 %
  • 50-59: 14.84 %
  • 60+: 40.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (126 people, 13.06%)
  • Pain (119 people, 12.33%)
  • Schizophrenia (105 people, 10.88%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (71 people, 7.36%)
  • Depression (71 people, 7.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Folic Acid (143 people, 14.82%)
  • Furosemide (127 people, 13.16%)
  • Aspirin (117 people, 12.12%)
  • Ambien (98 people, 10.16%)
  • Lactulose (96 people, 9.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (280 people, 29.02%)
  • Nausea (255 people, 26.42%)
  • Weakness (211 people, 21.87%)
  • Dizziness (207 people, 21.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (202 people, 20.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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