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Review: could L - arginine cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is reported only by a few people who take L - arginine.

We study 28 people who have side effects while taking L - arginine from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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L - arginine

L - arginine has active ingredients of l - arginine. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from 89 L - arginine users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 28 people reported to have side effects when taking L - arginine. Among them, 1 people (3.57%) has Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in L - arginine reports

Time on L - arginine when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking L - arginine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking L - arginine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sleepy (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Constipation (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Nerve pain (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Pain (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nuvigil (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Miralax (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Spironolactone (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Cymbalta (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Lyrica (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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