Related topic: Ibuprofen, Constipation
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 57,826 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 (latest outcomes from 61,426 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.
Constipation (latest reports from 506,453 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.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
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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On eHealthMe, Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Ibuprofen is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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