Who have Constipation with Lactulose?


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 15,611 people who have side effects while taking Lactulose from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,014 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Lactulose

Lactulose has active ingredients of lactulose. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Lactulose 20,584 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

15,611 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose.
Among them, 1,014 people (6.5%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lactulose cause Constipation?

Time on Lactulose when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 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: 54.37 %
  • male: 45.63 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose *:

  • 0-1: 0.35 %
  • 2-9: 0.93 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 2.22 %
  • 30-39: 12.14 %
  • 40-49: 13.54 %
  • 50-59: 19.25 %
  • 60+: 49.82 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (174 people, 17.16%)
  • Furosemide (169 people, 16.67%)
  • Omeprazole (135 people, 13.31%)
  • Aspirin (135 people, 13.31%)
  • Folic Acid (131 people, 12.92%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lactulose, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (143 people, 14.10%)
  • Schizophrenia (102 people, 10.06%)
  • High Blood Pressure (78 people, 7.69%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (69 people, 6.80%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (58 people, 5.72%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (237 people, 23.37%)
  • Pain (212 people, 20.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (205 people, 20.22%)
  • Fever (198 people, 19.53%)
  • Abdominal Pain (195 people, 19.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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