Review: could Ibuprofen cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.1/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,269 people who take Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,172 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,385 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in acupuncture and pain, pain. Commonly reported side effects of Ibuprofen include pain exacerbated, pain, nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety.
Constipation (latest reports from 494,566 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 54,269 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 1,174 people (2.16%) have Constipation.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Ibuprofen ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (186 people, 15.84%)
- Depression (113 people, 9.63%)
- Hypertension (96 people, 8.18%)
- Metastases to bone (64 people, 5.45%)
- Phobia (56 people, 4.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (289 people, 24.62%)
- Aspirin (284 people, 24.19%)
- Ambien (166 people, 14.14%)
- Oxycontin (160 people, 13.63%)
- Acetaminophen (149 people, 12.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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