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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,435 people who have side effects when taking Ibuprofen from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

98,435 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen.
Among them, 1,779 people (1.81%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ibuprofen cause Constipation?

Time on Ibuprofen when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 56.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.48 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.04 %
  • 10+ years: 1.09 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • female: 62.1 %
  • male: 37.9 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ibuprofen *:

  • 0-1: 0.51 %
  • 2-9: 1.09 %
  • 10-19: 2.76 %
  • 20-29: 9.02 %
  • 30-39: 10.76 %
  • 40-49: 16.36 %
  • 50-59: 22.11 %
  • 60+: 37.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (266 people, 14.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (143 people, 8.04%)
  • Depression (119 people, 6.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (84 people, 4.72%)
  • Metastases To Bone (76 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (330 people, 18.55%)
  • Aspirin (232 people, 13.04%)
  • Ambien (190 people, 10.68%)
  • Oxycontin (182 people, 10.23%)
  • Xanax (168 people, 9.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (614 people, 34.51%)
  • Pain (515 people, 28.95%)
  • Fatigue (489 people, 27.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (452 people, 25.41%)
  • Diarrhea (390 people, 21.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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