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Review: could Pantoprazole cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Pantoprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Pantoprazole sodium, and have Pain.

We study 28,960 people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 553 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,606 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 506,449 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 28,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Pantoprazole. Among them, 553 people (1.91%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.11% of all the 504,632 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Pantoprazole reports

Time on Pantoprazole when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation80.39%9.80%1.96%5.88%1.96%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Pantoprazole * :

FemaleMale
Constipation62.06%37.94%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Pantoprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.20%1.02%3.47%13.67%19.39%62.24%

Severity of Constipation when taking Pantoprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%33.33%66.67%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 (87 people, 15.73%)
  2. Constipation (59 people, 10.67%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (58 people, 10.49%)
  4. Hypertension (55 people, 9.95%)
  5. Prophylaxis (40 people, 7.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pantoprazole sodium (213 people, 38.52%)
  2. Aspirin (120 people, 21.70%)
  3. Zometa (84 people, 15.19%)
  4. Lorazepam (78 people, 14.10%)
  5. Furosemide (74 people, 13.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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