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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 28,955 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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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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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I have usually been very regular. Since starting the Losartan with the Clopidogrel and Pantoprazole I have constipation. Previous to the Pantoprazole I took Nexium for the past 10 years with no constipation or other problems.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I have been trying senna which didn't work at all Now Movicol 4 sachets for last two days Have passed very small stools & only a very small amount I drink plenty of water, exercise regularly & have a high fibre diet

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Yaritza on Sep, 2, 2010:

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