Could Nexium cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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.
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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 118,672 users)
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:
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.
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