Naproxen sodium and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Naproxen sodium, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Naproxen sodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,931 people who have side effects when taking Naproxen sodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

4,931 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen Sodium.
Among them, 86 people (1.74%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Naproxen sodium cause Constipation?

Time on Naproxen Sodium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Naproxen Sodium *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Naproxen Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 2.78 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.39 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.94 %
  • 40-49: 27.78 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 36.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 6.98%)
  • Pain (6 people, 6.98%)
  • High Blood Pressure (6 people, 6.98%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 6.98%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (4 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (17 people, 19.77%)
  • Ibuprofen (12 people, 13.95%)
  • Gabapentin (9 people, 10.47%)
  • Aspirin (9 people, 10.47%)
  • Ambien (8 people, 9.30%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (27 people, 31.40%)
  • Nausea (25 people, 29.07%)
  • Appetite - Decreased (17 people, 19.77%)
  • Diarrhea (16 people, 18.60%)
  • Chest Pain (16 people, 18.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Naproxen Sodium

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