Review: could Pantoprazole cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 28,945 people who take Pantoprazole. Among them, 553 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,588 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Pantoprazole include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, diarrhea.
Constipation (latest reports from 494,165 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 26,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 512 people (1.94%) have Constipation.
Time on Pantoprazole when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Pantoprazole * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Pantoprazole * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Pantoprazole ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (86 people, 16.80%)
- Constipation (59 people, 11.52%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (58 people, 11.33%)
- Hypertension (53 people, 10.35%)
- Prophylaxis (40 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Pantoprazole sodium (208 people, 40.62%)
- Aspirin (116 people, 22.66%)
- Zometa (78 people, 15.23%)
- Lorazepam (75 people, 14.65%)
- Lactulose (73 people, 14.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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