Who have Constipation with Ibuprofen?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 67,458 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,355 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 96,226 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

67,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1,355 people (2.01%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Constipation?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 53.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.13 %
  • 10+ years: 6.33 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 62.6 %
  • male: 37.4 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.47 %
  • 2-9: 1.03 %
  • 10-19: 2.8 %
  • 20-29: 9.99 %
  • 30-39: 10.08 %
  • 40-49: 18.3 %
  • 50-59: 22.78 %
  • 60+: 34.45 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 7.14 %
  • moderate: 64.29 %
  • severe: 21.43 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 10 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (317 people, 23.39%)
  • Aspirin (230 people, 16.97%)
  • Ambien (175 people, 12.92%)
  • Oxycontin (172 people, 12.69%)
  • Acetaminophen (161 people, 11.88%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Ibuprofen, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (110 people, 8.12%)
  • Depression (107 people, 7.90%)
  • Metastases To Bone (71 people, 5.24%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (68 people, 5.02%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (488 people, 36.01%)
  • Pain (460 people, 33.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (414 people, 30.55%)
  • Fatigue (371 people, 27.38%)
  • Depression (318 people, 23.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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