Oxybutynin chloride and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Oxybutynin Chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 3,794 people who have side effects while taking Oxybutynin chloride from FDA. Among them, 141 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 urge incontinence. (latest outcomes from Oxybutynin chloride 4,192 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,633 Constipation patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

3,794 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxybutynin Chloride.
Among them, 141 people (3.72%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Oxybutynin chloride cause Constipation?

Time on Oxybutynin Chloride when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.31 %
  • male: 38.69 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.85 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.71 %
  • 20-29: 3.42 %
  • 30-39: 2.56 %
  • 40-49: 19.66 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 56.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (23 people, 16.31%)
  • Pain (12 people, 8.51%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (11 people, 7.80%)
  • Gait Disturbance (9 people, 6.38%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 4.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Gabapentin (22 people, 15.60%)
  • Lisinopril (20 people, 14.18%)
  • Aspirin (20 people, 14.18%)
  • Ampyra (18 people, 12.77%)
  • Atenolol (17 people, 12.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (24 people, 17.02%)
  • Fatigue (22 people, 15.60%)
  • Weakness (19 people, 13.48%)
  • Urinary Incontinence (18 people, 12.77%)
  • Dry Mouth (18 people, 12.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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