Could Nucynta cause Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Nucynta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Pain . We study 2,743 people who have side effects while taking Nucynta from FDA. Among them, 47 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Nucynta

Nucynta has active ingredients of tapentadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Nucynta 4,088 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

2,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Nucynta.
Among them, 47 people (1.71%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nucynta cause Constipation?

Time on Nucynta when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 37.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta *:

  • female: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Nucynta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 15.62 %
  • 40-49: 28.12 %
  • 50-59: 21.88 %
  • 60+: 34.38 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (8 people, 17.02%)
  • Miralax (7 people, 14.89%)
  • Zofran (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Nucynta Er (6 people, 12.77%)
  • Butrans (6 people, 12.77%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Back Pain (8 people, 17.02%)
  • Sleep Disorder (4 people, 8.51%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (3 people, 6.38%)
  • Depression (3 people, 6.38%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (15 people, 31.91%)
  • Fatigue (10 people, 21.28%)
  • Drug Ineffective (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Diarrhea (9 people, 19.15%)
  • Headache (8 people, 17.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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