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Review: could Probiotic cause Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea)?





Summary: Frequent bowel movements is found among people who take Probiotic, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 654 people who have side effects while taking Probiotic from FDA and social media. Among them, 61 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 722 users)

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.(latest reports from Frequent bowel movements 139,164 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 654 people reported to have side effects when taking Probiotic. Among them, 61 people (9.33%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements in Probiotic reports

Time on Probiotic when people have Frequent bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent bowel movements0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Probiotic * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent bowel movements0.00%0.00%3.39%5.08%13.56%11.86%22.03%44.07%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Probiotic ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent bowel movements0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (17 people, 27.87%)
  2. Depression (9 people, 14.75%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 11.48%)
  4. Diarrhoea (6 people, 9.84%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (5 people, 8.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (21 people, 34.43%)
  2. Aspirin (12 people, 19.67%)
  3. Multi-vitamin (11 people, 18.03%)
  4. Vitamin d (10 people, 16.39%)
  5. Imodium (8 people, 13.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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