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, 533 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 26,450 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 Apr, 13, 2015: 25,377 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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- A study of side effects of Spironolactone for a 23-year old woman with Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo. The patient has Hypertrichosis
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- A study of side effects of Spironolactone for a 68-year old man with Primary Hyperaldosteronism. The patient has Oral Intake Reduced, Gynaecomastia, Osteopenia
- A study of side effects of Zyflo Cr for a 34-year old woman with Sinusitis Chronic. The patient has Constipation, Nausea
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