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Review: could Omeprazole cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 89,854 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,777 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,740 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Constipation (latest reports from 515,750 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 89,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,782 people (1.98%) have Constipation.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (195 people, 10.94%)
- Multiple myeloma (144 people, 8.08%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 7.74%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (132 people, 7.41%)
- Prophylaxis (102 people, 5.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (429 people, 24.07%)
- Furosemide (276 people, 15.49%)
- Zometa (200 people, 11.22%)
- Acetaminophen (192 people, 10.77%)
- Lisinopril (186 people, 10.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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