Review: could Oxybutynin Chloride cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Oxybutynin Chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 2,868 people who have side effects while taking Oxybutynin chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Oxybutynin Chloride

Oxybutynin chloride has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urinary incontinence. (latest outcomes from Oxybutynin chloride 3,126 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, weakness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 95,174 Constipation patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

2,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxybutynin Chloride.
Among them, 101 people (3.52%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxybutynin chloride cause Constipation?

Time on Oxybutynin Chloride when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Oxybutynin Chloride *:

  • female: 57 %
  • male: 43 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Oxybutynin Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.27 %
  • 20-29: 1.14 %
  • 30-39: 2.27 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.64 %
  • 60+: 55.68 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Oxybutynin Chloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (12 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (12 people)
  • Nausea (7 people)
  • Urinary Incontinence (6 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gabapentin (21 people)
  • Lisinopril (20 people)
  • Aspirin (20 people)
  • Atenolol (18 people)
  • Omeprazole (16 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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