Prilosec and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Prilosec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 83,647 people who have side effects when taking Prilosec from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

83,647 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,731 people (3.26%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Constipation?

Time on Prilosec when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 22.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.79 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.41 %
  • 10+ years: 17.24 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 66.98 %
  • male: 33.02 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.46 %
  • 10-19: 0.78 %
  • 20-29: 2.26 %
  • 30-39: 5.81 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 24.54 %
  • 60+: 52.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (303 people, 11.09%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (221 people, 8.09%)
  • Osteoporosis (206 people, 7.54%)
  • Depression (127 people, 4.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (97 people, 3.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (448 people, 16.40%)
  • Aspirin (366 people, 13.40%)
  • Ambien (358 people, 13.11%)
  • Lasix (347 people, 12.71%)
  • Oxycontin (327 people, 11.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (945 people, 34.60%)
  • Fatigue (781 people, 28.60%)
  • Pain (766 people, 28.05%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (747 people, 27.35%)
  • Weakness (720 people, 26.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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