Review: could Lactulose cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Lactulose, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain. We study 13,990 people who have side effects while taking Lactulose from FDA and social media. Among them, 946 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from 14,076 Lactulose users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)
On May, 4, 2015: 13,990 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose. Among them, 946 people (6.76%) have Constipation.
Time on Lactulose when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Lactulose ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (134 people, 14.16%)
- Constipation (129 people, 13.64%)
- Schizophrenia (87 people, 9.20%)
- Hypertension (72 people, 7.61%)
- Urinary tract infection (72 people, 7.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (172 people, 18.18%)
- Furosemide (159 people, 16.81%)
- Aspirin (158 people, 16.70%)
- Omeprazole (135 people, 14.27%)
- Folic acid (131 people, 13.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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