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Review: could Montelukast sodium cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Montelukast sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Chantix, and have Quit smoking.

We study 3,073 people who have side effects while taking Montelukast sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Montelukast sodium

Montelukast sodium has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from 3,189 Montelukast sodium users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 3,073 people reported to have side effects when taking Montelukast sodium. Among them, 68 people (2.21%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Montelukast sodium reports

Time on Montelukast sodium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Montelukast sodium * :

FemaleMale
Constipation93.22%6.78%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Montelukast sodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation2.44%0.00%2.44%2.44%12.20%24.39%26.83%29.27%

Severity of Constipation when taking Montelukast sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (29 people, 42.65%)
  2. Asthma (19 people, 27.94%)
  3. Irritable bowel syndrome (16 people, 23.53%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (14 people, 20.59%)
  5. Sleep disorder (10 people, 14.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (31 people, 45.59%)
  2. Ambien (19 people, 27.94%)
  3. Synthroid (19 people, 27.94%)
  4. Spiriva (18 people, 26.47%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (17 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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