Review: could Ramipril cause Frequent Bowel Movements?


Summary

Frequent bowel movements is found among people who take Ramipril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 37,333 people who have side effects while taking Ramipril from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,478 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Ramipril

Ramipril has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Ramipril 51,764 users)

Frequent Bowel Movements

Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, constipation, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 253,439 Frequent bowel movements patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

37,333 people reported to have side effects when taking Ramipril.
Among them, 1,478 people (3.96%) have Frequent Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ramipril cause Frequent bowel movements?

Time on Ramipril when people have Frequent Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 36.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
  • 10+ years: 5.13 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Ramipril *:

  • female: 52.05 %
  • male: 47.95 %

Age of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Ramipril *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 1.57 %
  • 30-39: 1.25 %
  • 40-49: 6.35 %
  • 50-59: 18.35 %
  • 60+: 72.24 %

Severity if Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Ramipril **:

  • least: 6.25 %
  • moderate: 43.75 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Frequent Bowel Movements **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (322 people, 21.79%)
  • Pain (90 people, 6.09%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (84 people, 5.68%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (83 people, 5.62%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (72 people, 4.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (276 people, 18.67%)
  • Simvastatin (200 people, 13.53%)
  • Furosemide (183 people, 12.38%)
  • Omeprazole (173 people, 11.71%)
  • Metformin Hcl (130 people, 8.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (409 people, 27.67%)
  • Nausea (309 people, 20.91%)
  • Dehydration (208 people, 14.07%)
  • Abdominal Pain (172 people, 11.64%)
  • Asthenia (163 people, 11.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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