Ibuprofen and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 102,006 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 19, 2017

102,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1,824 people (1.79%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Constipation?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 56.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.13 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.89 %
  • 10+ years: 1.06 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 62.13 %
  • male: 37.87 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.5 %
  • 2-9: 1.07 %
  • 10-19: 2.71 %
  • 20-29: 8.92 %
  • 30-39: 10.85 %
  • 40-49: 16.42 %
  • 50-59: 22.13 %
  • 60+: 37.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (146 people, 8.00%)
  • Depression (120 people, 6.58%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (86 people, 4.71%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (78 people, 4.28%)
  • Metastases To Bone (77 people, 4.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (331 people, 18.15%)
  • Aspirin (232 people, 12.72%)
  • Ambien (191 people, 10.47%)
  • Oxycontin (183 people, 10.03%)
  • Xanax (172 people, 9.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (629 people, 34.48%)
  • Fatigue (501 people, 27.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (458 people, 25.11%)
  • Diarrhea (401 people, 21.98%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (372 people, 20.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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