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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 123,845 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

123,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,825 people (2.28%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Constipation?

Time on Nexium when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 23.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.09 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.52 %
  • 10+ years: 6.75 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 69.62 %
  • male: 30.38 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.93 %
  • 20-29: 3.09 %
  • 30-39: 5.31 %
  • 40-49: 12.86 %
  • 50-59: 23.34 %
  • 60+: 54.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (327 people, 11.58%)
  • High Blood Pressure (269 people, 9.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (207 people, 7.33%)
  • Osteoporosis (193 people, 6.83%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (190 people, 6.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (451 people, 15.96%)
  • Xanax (336 people, 11.89%)
  • Lipitor (330 people, 11.68%)
  • Ambien (329 people, 11.65%)
  • Aspirin (302 people, 10.69%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (819 people, 28.99%)
  • Pain (754 people, 26.69%)
  • Diarrhea (655 people, 23.19%)
  • Fatigue (649 people, 22.97%)
  • Weakness (612 people, 21.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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