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Review: could Oxybutynin chloride cause Constipation?

We study 2,643 people who have side effects while taking Oxybutynin chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 90 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Oxybutynin chloride

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,857 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 512,316 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 2,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxybutynin chloride. Among them, 90 people (3.41%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Oxybutynin chloride reports

Time on Oxybutynin chloride when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%2.35%1.18%2.35%24.71%15.29%54.12%

Severity of Constipation when taking Oxybutynin chloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (11 people, 12.22%)
  2. Nausea (8 people, 8.89%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 8.89%)
  4. Urinary incontinence (6 people, 6.67%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (21 people, 23.33%)
  2. Gabapentin (20 people, 22.22%)
  3. Atenolol (18 people, 20.00%)
  4. Omeprazole (17 people, 18.89%)
  5. Folic acid (15 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I have used docusate sodium stool softener, and it hasn't helped. I hate to think I will have to take laxatives the rest of my life. I used to go daily. I was taking lortab, and xanax before, and they were changed to clonazepam, and norco. After I was put on the meloxicam, oxybutynin, xanax, and lortab is when the problem started, but even then I could go every other day while taking docusate calcium. By the way, your system does not recognize docusate calcium.

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