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Review: could Ibuprofen cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 57,765 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,172 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,426 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,408 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 57,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,174 people (2.03%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.23% of all the 506,114 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Ibuprofen reports

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation54.67%18.67%1.33%1.33%4.00%18.67%1.33%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :

FemaleMale
Constipation61.19%38.81%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.99%3.08%13.21%9.14%18.17%23.24%32.17%

Severity of Constipation when taking Ibuprofen ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation33.33%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (186 people, 15.84%)
  2. Depression (113 people, 9.63%)
  3. Hypertension (96 people, 8.18%)
  4. Metastases to bone (64 people, 5.45%)
  5. Phobia (56 people, 4.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (289 people, 24.62%)
  2. Aspirin (284 people, 24.19%)
  3. Ambien (166 people, 14.14%)
  4. Oxycontin (160 people, 13.63%)
  5. Acetaminophen (149 people, 12.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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