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Review: could Nucynta cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Nucynta, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Butrans, and have Pain.

We study 1,473 people who have side effects while taking Nucynta from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Nucynta

Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,672 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,408 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,456 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta. Among them, 22 people (1.51%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 504,825 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Nucynta reports

Time on Nucynta when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%20.00%20.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta * :

FemaleMale
Constipation60.71%39.29%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%55.56%11.11%16.67%

Severity of Constipation when taking Nucynta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (13 people, 59.09%)
  2. Behcet's syndrome (4 people, 18.18%)
  3. Major depression (4 people, 18.18%)
  4. Back pain (3 people, 13.64%)
  5. Pain management (3 people, 13.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Butrans (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Nucynta er (5 people, 22.73%)
  3. Zoloft (4 people, 18.18%)
  4. Pristiq (4 people, 18.18%)
  5. Ferrous sulfate tab (4 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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