Could Omeprazole cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 3,065 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,176 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 3,065 people (1.97%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 39.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.28 %
- 6 - 12 months: 19.15 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.96 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.96 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.22 %
- 10+ years: 0.71 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 57.79 %
- male: 42.21 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 1.57 %
- 20-29: 3.37 %
- 30-39: 4.82 %
- 40-49: 12.29 %
- 50-59: 20.36 %
- 60+: 57.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (332 people, 10.83%)
- High Blood Pressure (309 people, 10.08%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (307 people, 10.02%)
- Multiple Myeloma (253 people, 8.25%)
- Depression (176 people, 5.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (412 people, 13.44%)
- Furosemide (308 people, 10.05%)
- Zometa (240 people, 7.83%)
- Lipitor (224 people, 7.31%)
- Lisinopril (223 people, 7.28%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (788 people, 25.71%)
- Diarrhea (647 people, 21.11%)
- Fatigue (643 people, 20.98%)
- Abdominal Pain (577 people, 18.83%)
- Weakness (566 people, 18.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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