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Review: could Naproxen sodium cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Naproxen sodium, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have High blood pressure. We study 3,472 people who have side effects while taking Naproxen sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Naproxen sodium

Naproxen sodium has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 3,801 Naproxen sodium users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)

On May, 16, 2015: 3,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Naproxen sodium. Among them, 60 people (1.73%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Naproxen sodium reports

Time on Naproxen sodium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation55.56%11.11%0.00%11.11%11.11%11.11%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Constipation57.14%42.86%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation3.64%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.64%34.55%34.55%23.64%

Severity of Constipation when taking Naproxen sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%25.00%75.00%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. Hypertension (7 people, 11.67%)
  2. Pain (6 people, 10.00%)
  3. Musculoskeletal chest pain (5 people, 8.33%)
  4. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (5 people, 8.33%)
  5. Arthritis (4 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (14 people, 23.33%)
  2. Ibuprofen (12 people, 20.00%)
  3. Aspirin (11 people, 18.33%)
  4. Gabapentin (8 people, 13.33%)
  5. Insulin (8 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • 2 weeks duration. have tried stool softeners, psilium fiber, stimulant laxative, and magnesium citrate with little result.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • carole ann on Nov, 11, 2011:

    I have had one treatment of alimta and carboplatin..I started the folic acid 7 days before and develped an occasional itch on top of head...now after being on it over two weeks the itch is unbearable..I believe it is the folic acid and am going to not take it today ... yesterday severe itch was less as I took it late..then hours after taking the folic acid it was severe again..please share info with me

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