Nexium and 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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 22, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,742 people (2.26%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Constipation?

Time on Nexium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 24.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.69 %
  • 10+ years: 7.69 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 69.68 %
  • male: 30.32 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.91 %
  • 20-29: 3.14 %
  • 30-39: 5.32 %
  • 40-49: 13.15 %
  • 50-59: 23.7 %
  • 60+: 53.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (492 people, 17.94%)
  • Pain (320 people, 11.67%)
  • High Blood Pressure (258 people, 9.41%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (205 people, 7.48%)
  • Osteoporosis (192 people, 7.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (450 people, 16.41%)
  • Ambien (326 people, 11.89%)
  • Lipitor (323 people, 11.78%)
  • Xanax (319 people, 11.63%)
  • Aspirin (302 people, 11.01%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (792 people, 28.88%)
  • Pain (738 people, 26.91%)
  • Fatigue (626 people, 22.83%)
  • Diarrhea (623 people, 22.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (597 people, 21.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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