eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Tools
Drugs A-Z       Conditions A-Z       Feature support groups

Review: could Spironolactone cause Constipation?

We study 25,348 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.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Spironolactone and have Constipation >>>

Spironolactone

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,415 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 25,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 532 people (2.10%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Spironolactone reports

Time on Spironolactone when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation41.94%25.81%9.68%12.90%6.45%3.23%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation1.06%0.42%0.00%1.06%2.33%14.83%18.22%62.08%

Severity of Constipation when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%28.57%57.14%14.29%

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. Cardiac disorder (50 people, 9.40%)
  2. Muscle spasms (35 people, 6.58%)
  3. Hypertension (34 people, 6.39%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (32 people, 6.02%)
  5. Obesity (30 people, 5.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide (236 people, 44.36%)
  2. Aspirin (206 people, 38.72%)
  3. Lasix (129 people, 24.25%)
  4. Lisinopril (118 people, 22.18%)
  5. Omeprazole (104 people, 19.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Constipation while taking Spironolactone?

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Spironolactone and have Constipation
- support group for people who take Spironolactone
- support group for people who have Constipation

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • Symptoms vary, but throat swelling has worsened. Each time medication is adjusted, symptoms increase. Overdose on Levothyroxine (double dosage) was severe enough to cause inability to walk barely a few steps, followed by diarrhea, stomach cramps and flu like symptoms that lasted a week or more.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • I have a hard time starting urination at night and liver pain and constipation

    Reply

  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • I will be starting on xtrem soon and would like to know interactions. I tolerate my medications just fine and I am very coherant. If anything I can't sleep.
    Thanks

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Spironolactone, Constipation

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • I need advise, badly ckd!!
    The orthostatic BP started in mid April, I was only dizzy upon wakening then it would subside. I have never been a big breakfast eater so I started doing that. We were in Disney later in April and I was extremely fatigued, to the point of not wanting to walk, Disney would be the first time I passe ...

  • Abnormal orgasm after likely caused by taking spironolactone
    I was taking Spironolactone to assist with hairloss for approx 7 years. Although the drug did help to stop hair falling out it also caused abnormal orgasm and after 12 months of not taking the drug I am still unable to climax normally. My doctor cannot give me a full explanation for this.

  • Ovary pain disappeared
    I have been taking Spironolactone 50mg for over a year that was prescribed by my dermatologist for acne. Prior to this I had daily pain in my right ovary for the previous 2 years with laproscopic surgery for tubal ligation the gyn did not see anything on this ovary to cause the pain, but my pain is ...

More reviews for: Spironolactone, Constipation

On eHealthMe, Spironolactone (spironolactone) is often used for acne. Find out below the conditions Spironolactone is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Spironolactone used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

44 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Amoxicillin for a 37-year old woman who has Ear Infection (5 minutes ago)

- Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 46-year old man who has Depression (16 minutes ago)

- Gonal-f for a 33-year old woman who has Infertility (1 hour ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Insomnia

- Osteoporosis

- Prolia

- Back Injury

- Vicodin

 

Recent user comments

- "I have been experiencing some chest discomfort on and ... " (7 minutes ago)

- "Anxiety-driven retching when forcd to perform/present ... " (19 minutes ago)

- "Horrible pain all over can't sleep due to sore throat ... " (4 hours ago)

 

Recent searches

- Fulvicin P/g 330
- Fosamax
- Idiopathic Hypersomnia
- Clindamycin Hydrochloride (lannett) Eq 300mg Base
- Eye Twitch

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.