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Review: could Lisinopril cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 93,292 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,923 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 93,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 1,923 people (2.06%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.38% of all the 506,162 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation6.90%27.59%25.29%2.30%25.29%6.90%5.75%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Constipation52.76%47.24%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.06%0.00%0.73%2.60%9.67%26.77%60.18%

Severity of Constipation when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%56.25%40.62%3.12%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%7.69%92.31%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (295 people, 15.34%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (133 people, 6.92%)
  3. Pain (129 people, 6.71%)
  4. Depression (120 people, 6.24%)
  5. Osteoporosis (107 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (619 people, 32.19%)
  2. Zometa (404 people, 21.01%)
  3. Lasix (270 people, 14.04%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (267 people, 13.88%)
  5. Furosemide (258 people, 13.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

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