Review: could Spironolactone cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Cardiac disorder.
We study 25,377 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 530 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,449 Spironolactone users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,475 Constipation patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 25,375 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 533 people (2.10%) have Constipation.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cardiac disorder (50 people, 9.38%)
- Hypertension (35 people, 6.57%)
- Muscle spasms (35 people, 6.57%)
- Diabetes mellitus (32 people, 6.00%)
- Obesity (30 people, 5.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Furosemide (236 people, 44.28%)
- Aspirin (206 people, 38.65%)
- Lasix (129 people, 24.20%)
- Lisinopril (119 people, 22.33%)
- Omeprazole (104 people, 19.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Wellbutrin for a 63-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Suboxone, Celebrex, Clonidine for a 32-year old man with Drug Addiction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Adhd. The patient has Constipation Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Aspirin for a 28-year old woman with Primary Polycythemia. The patient has Constipation
- A study of side effects of Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride for a 17-year old girl with Acne. The patient has Constipation
- A study of drug interactions between Hydrochlorothiazide, Lasix, Metformin for a 38-year old woman with Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral Edema, Passed Out, Diabetes. The patient has Constipation, Bloating, Painful Urination, Pain - Leg, Unable To Get Pregnant, Unable To Concentrate, Passed Out
Recent Spironolactone related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Goldenseal, Aldactone for a 60-year old woman who has Growth Hormone
- Comparions of Dexilant, Aldactone, Lamictal, Viibryd, Synthroid for a 33-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Aldactone, Losartan for a 38-year old woman who has Hypertension
- Comparions of Atorvastatin Calcium, Furosemide, Levothyroxine Sodium, Spironolactone, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
- Comparions of Lipitor, Levothyroxine Sodium, Aldactone, Lasix, Remodulin for a 70-year old woman who has Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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