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Review: could Geodon cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Geodon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zyprexa, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,481 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA and social media. Among them, 193 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Geodon

Geodon (latest outcomes from 15,098 users) has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,412 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 14,439 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon. Among them, 193 people (1.34%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.04% of all the 504,691 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Geodon reports

Time on Geodon when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation41.67%16.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Geodon * :

FemaleMale
Constipation63.52%36.48%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Geodon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.54%2.69%7.53%10.75%39.78%25.81%12.90%

Severity of Constipation when taking Geodon ** :

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. Bipolar disorder (71 people, 36.79%)
  2. Depression (69 people, 35.75%)
  3. Anxiety (44 people, 22.80%)
  4. Schizophrenia (30 people, 15.54%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (29 people, 15.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (53 people, 27.46%)
  2. Seroquel (49 people, 25.39%)
  3. Risperdal (49 people, 25.39%)
  4. Synthroid (42 people, 21.76%)
  5. Aspirin (40 people, 20.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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