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Review: could Robaxin cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation could be caused by Robaxin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Oxycontin, and have Pain.

We study 2,458 people who have side effects while taking Robaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 117 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 2,447 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 117 people (4.78%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 504,777 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Robaxin reports

Time on Robaxin when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Robaxin * :

FemaleMale
Constipation64.46%35.54%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Robaxin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.93%16.82%28.04%32.71%21.50%

Severity of Constipation when taking Robaxin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

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 (28 people, 23.93%)
  2. Breast cancer (13 people, 11.11%)
  3. Metastases to bone (13 people, 11.11%)
  4. Bone disorder (9 people, 7.69%)
  5. Depression (8 people, 6.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (39 people, 33.33%)
  2. Neurontin (36 people, 30.77%)
  3. Celebrex (31 people, 26.50%)
  4. Ambien (30 people, 25.64%)
  5. Protonix (30 people, 25.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.

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