Review: could Magnesium Oxide cause Stool Softener Needs?


Stool softener needs is found among people who take Magnesium Oxide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Constipation . We study 6,131 people who have side effects while taking Magnesium oxide from FDA and social media. Among them, 251 have Stool softener needs. Find out below who they are, when they have Stool softener needs and more.

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Magnesium Oxide

Magnesium oxide has active ingredients of magnesium. It is often used in constipation. (latest outcomes from Magnesium oxide 5,960 users)

Stool Softener Needs

Stool softener needs has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, constipation, abdominal pain upper, febrile neutropenia, diarrhea (latest reports from 87,995 Stool softener needs patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

6,131 people reported to have side effects when taking Magnesium Oxide.
Among them, 251 people (4.09%) have Stool Softener Needs

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Magnesium oxide cause Stool softener needs?

Time on Magnesium Oxide when people have Stool Softener Needs *:

  • < 1 month: 38.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.89 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.78 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stool Softener Needs when taking Magnesium Oxide *:

  • female: 50.83 %
  • male: 49.17 %

Age of people who have Stool Softener Needs when taking Magnesium Oxide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 5.56 %
  • 30-39: 2.02 %
  • 40-49: 5.05 %
  • 50-59: 15.15 %
  • 60+: 71.72 %

Severity if Stool Softener Needs when taking Magnesium Oxide **:

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

How people recovered from Stool Softener Needs **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Constipation (65 people)
  • Prophylaxis (48 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (39 people)
  • Hypertension (25 people)
  • Cancer Pain (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (75 people)
  • Lasix (66 people)
  • Oxycontin (62 people)
  • Aspirin (50 people)
  • Ambien (50 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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