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Review: could Fludrocortisone acetate cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Fludrocortisone acetate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Amoxicillin, and have Stress and anxiety.

We study 1,015 people who have side effects while taking Fludrocortisone acetate from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Fludrocortisone acetate

Fludrocortisone acetate has active ingredients of fludrocortisone acetate. It is often used in hypotension. (latest outcomes from 1,076 Fludrocortisone acetate 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 Dec, 31, 2014: 1,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Fludrocortisone acetate. Among them, 27 people (2.67%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Fludrocortisone acetate reports

Time on Fludrocortisone acetate when people have Constipation * :

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

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Fludrocortisone acetate * :

FemaleMale
Constipation62.96%37.04%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Fludrocortisone acetate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%33.33%55.56%

Severity of Constipation when taking Fludrocortisone acetate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (8 people, 29.63%)
  2. Metastases to bone (7 people, 25.93%)
  3. Type 1 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 18.52%)
  4. Neoplasm malignant (5 people, 18.52%)
  5. Orthostatic hypotension (3 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amoxicillin (13 people, 48.15%)
  2. Flexeril (13 people, 48.15%)
  3. Florinef (13 people, 48.15%)
  4. Avelox (13 people, 48.15%)
  5. Phenergan (12 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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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.
  • 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.
  • Can i take ibuprofen when i'm on the medicine miralax to treat my massive head ache?
    I was recently told by a doctor that I was constipated and that I should take Miralax. I personally don't think I'm constipated. My lower abdomen hurts and so does my head. Every single time I sneeze or cough it hurts really bad! I want to know if I can take some ibuprofen to treat the pain. But I don't want to get even more sick for using it when I'm not suppose to.

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