Could Nexium cause Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 114,868 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 2,596 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

What to expect?

If you take Nexium and have Constipation, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Nexium and have Constipation

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 118,672 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,558 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

114,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,596 people (2.26%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Constipation?

Time on Nexium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 25.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.83 %
  • 10+ years: 6.9 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 69.86 %
  • male: 30.14 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.86 %
  • 20-29: 3.24 %
  • 30-39: 5.43 %
  • 40-49: 13.23 %
  • 50-59: 23.99 %
  • 60+: 52.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (469 people, 18.07%)
  • Pain (304 people, 11.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (233 people, 8.98%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (201 people, 7.74%)
  • Osteoporosis (189 people, 7.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (445 people, 17.14%)
  • Ambien (322 people, 12.40%)
  • Lipitor (308 people, 11.86%)
  • Xanax (307 people, 11.83%)
  • Aspirin (301 people, 11.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (758 people, 29.20%)
  • Pain (720 people, 27.73%)
  • Fatigue (598 people, 23.04%)
  • Diarrhea (593 people, 22.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (587 people, 22.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Constipation when taking Nexium?

Browse all side effects of Nexium

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Constipation

Constipation

Could your condition cause Constipation

Constipation

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Nexium, Constipation

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Nexium, Constipation