Could Geodon cause Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Geodon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 16,306 people who have side effects while taking Geodon from FDA. Among them, 227 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Geodon

Geodon has active ingredients of ziprasidone hydrochloride. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Geodon 17,407 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).

On Dec, 30, 2016

16,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Geodon.
Among them, 227 people (1.39%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Geodon cause Constipation?

Time on Geodon when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 43.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Geodon *:

  • female: 59.01 %
  • male: 40.99 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Geodon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 2.96 %
  • 20-29: 9.47 %
  • 30-39: 10.06 %
  • 40-49: 42.6 %
  • 50-59: 18.34 %
  • 60+: 15.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (51 people, 22.47%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (51 people, 22.47%)
  • Schizophrenia (33 people, 14.54%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (30 people, 13.22%)
  • Quit Smoking (21 people, 9.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (58 people, 25.55%)
  • Zyprexa (56 people, 24.67%)
  • Depakote (41 people, 18.06%)
  • Zoloft (38 people, 16.74%)
  • Aspirin (36 people, 15.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (71 people, 31.28%)
  • Diarrhea (64 people, 28.19%)
  • Headache (62 people, 27.31%)
  • Fatigue (56 people, 24.67%)
  • Chest Pain (54 people, 23.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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