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Review: could Nexium cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 71,165 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,715 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Nexium

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,119 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Trend of nexium reports

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 515,750 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Constipation reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 71,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 1,715 people (2.41%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation20.22%19.10%2.25%24.72%21.35%6.74%5.62%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.13%0.32%0.70%3.62%5.97%14.68%23.95%50.64%

Severity of Constipation when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation5.88%41.18%41.18%11.76%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (278 people, 16.21%)
  2. Pain (226 people, 13.18%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (138 people, 8.05%)
  4. Osteoporosis (138 people, 8.05%)
  5. Hypertension (123 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (392 people, 22.86%)
  2. Aspirin (356 people, 20.76%)
  3. Ambien (292 people, 17.03%)
  4. Lipitor (252 people, 14.69%)
  5. Xanax (246 people, 14.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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