Review: could Oxybutynin chloride cause Constipation?
We study 2,642 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 (latest outcomes from 2,853 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.
Constipation (latest reports from 509,299 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 2,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxybutynin chloride. Among them, 90 people (3.41%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 510,363 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Oxybutynin chloride when people have Constipation * :
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Age of people who have Constipation when taking Oxybutynin chloride * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Oxybutynin chloride ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (11 people, 12.22%)
- Nausea (8 people, 8.89%)
- Multiple sclerosis (8 people, 8.89%)
- Urinary incontinence (6 people, 6.67%)
- Multiple myeloma (5 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (21 people, 23.33%)
- Gabapentin (20 people, 22.22%)
- Atenolol (18 people, 20.00%)
- Omeprazole (17 people, 18.89%)
- Folic acid (15 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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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On eHealthMe, Oxybutynin Chloride (oxybutynin chloride) is often used for urge incontinence. Find out below the conditions Oxybutynin Chloride is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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