Review: could Nucynta cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 25, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,455 people who take Nucynta. Among them, 18 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Nucynta (latest outcomes from 1,669 users) has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain, pain relief by acupuncture. Commonly reported side effects of Nucynta include nausea, confusional state, hallucinations, dizziness, depression.
Constipation (latest reports from 493,968 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 13, 2014: 1,278 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta. Among them, 18 people (1.41%) have Constipation.
Time on Nucynta when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Nucynta ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (9 people, 50.00%)
- Behcet's syndrome (4 people, 22.22%)
- Back pain (3 people, 16.67%)
- Pain management (3 people, 16.67%)
- Low back pain (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Butrans (7 people, 38.89%)
- Robaxin (4 people, 22.22%)
- Prednisone (4 people, 22.22%)
- Dexamethasone (4 people, 22.22%)
- Ferrous sulfate tab (4 people, 22.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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