Review: could Robaxin cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 2,444 people who take Robaxin. Among them, 117 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Robaxin (latest outcomes from 2,761 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms, back pain. Commonly reported side effects of Robaxin include acupuncture and pain, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, stress and anxiety, pain exacerbated.
Constipation (latest reports from 492,829 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 2,324 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 110 people (4.73%) have Constipation.
Time on Robaxin when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Robaxin * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Robaxin * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Robaxin ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (28 people, 25.45%)
- Bone disorder (9 people, 8.18%)
- Metastases to bone (9 people, 8.18%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 8.18%)
- Multiple myeloma (7 people, 6.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (37 people, 33.64%)
- Neurontin (36 people, 32.73%)
- Celebrex (31 people, 28.18%)
- Zanaflex (30 people, 27.27%)
- Protonix (28 people, 25.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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