Lactulose and Constipation - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Lactulose. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,779 people who have side effects when taking Lactulose from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 12, 2017

21,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose.
Among them, 1,300 people (5.97%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lactulose cause Constipation?

Time on Lactulose when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 72.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose *:

  • female: 54.47 %
  • male: 45.53 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.84 %
  • 10-19: 1.21 %
  • 20-29: 2.23 %
  • 30-39: 10.23 %
  • 40-49: 13.21 %
  • 50-59: 18.6 %
  • 60+: 53.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (199 people, 15.31%)
  • High Blood Pressure (117 people, 9.00%)
  • Schizophrenia (116 people, 8.92%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (90 people, 6.92%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (87 people, 6.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (185 people, 14.23%)
  • Furosemide (170 people, 13.08%)
  • Colace (141 people, 10.85%)
  • Omeprazole (137 people, 10.54%)
  • Aspirin (135 people, 10.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (302 people, 23.23%)
  • Abdominal Pain (238 people, 18.31%)
  • Pain (232 people, 17.85%)
  • Fever (211 people, 16.23%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (209 people, 16.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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