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Review: could Prilosec cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 59,746 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,094 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,518 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Trend of prilosec reports

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 515,750 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Constipation reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 59,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 2,094 people (3.50%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation31.75%12.70%9.52%1.59%15.87%20.63%7.94%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec * :

FemaleMale
Constipation68.34%31.66%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.06%0.39%0.72%2.66%6.59%14.52%25.26%49.81%

Severity of Constipation when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%38.46%53.85%7.69%

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 (232 people, 11.08%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (178 people, 8.50%)
  3. Osteoporosis (154 people, 7.35%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (150 people, 7.16%)
  5. Hypertension (98 people, 4.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (447 people, 21.35%)
  2. Zometa (388 people, 18.53%)
  3. Ambien (327 people, 15.62%)
  4. Oxycontin (288 people, 13.75%)
  5. Neurontin (284 people, 13.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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