Review: could Lisinopril cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 117,139 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,315 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 164,525 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 130,437 Constipation patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

117,139 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 2,315 people (1.98%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Constipation?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 11.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 52.57 %
  • male: 47.43 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.96 %
  • 30-39: 3.11 %
  • 40-49: 10.18 %
  • 50-59: 25.17 %
  • 60+: 60.2 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 64.1 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 2.56 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.35 %
  • not yet: 95.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (373 people, 16.11%)
  • Pain (159 people, 6.87%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (138 people, 5.96%)
  • Depression (137 people, 5.92%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (112 people, 4.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (558 people, 24.10%)
  • Zometa (435 people, 18.79%)
  • Lasix (295 people, 12.74%)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (285 people, 12.31%)
  • Furosemide (283 people, 12.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (634 people, 27.39%)
  • Pain (602 people, 26.00%)
  • Anxiety (560 people, 24.19%)
  • Fatigue (542 people, 23.41%)
  • Diarrhoea (515 people, 22.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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