Spironolactone and Constipation - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41,237 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 02, 2017
41,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 788 people (1.91%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 43.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.82 %
- 10+ years: 2.56 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:
- female: 59.74 %
- male: 40.26 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:
- 0-1: 0.78 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 0.16 %
- 20-29: 1.24 %
- 30-39: 2.64 %
- 40-49: 12.42 %
- 50-59: 17.55 %
- 60+: 65.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (73 people, 9.26%)
- Pain (61 people, 7.74%)
- Cardiac Disorder (50 people, 6.35%)
- Multiple Myeloma (47 people, 5.96%)
- Diabetes (37 people, 4.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (252 people, 31.98%)
- Aspirin (188 people, 23.86%)
- Lasix (170 people, 21.57%)
- Lisinopril (127 people, 16.12%)
- Omeprazole (122 people, 15.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (224 people, 28.43%)
- Fatigue (206 people, 26.14%)
- Weakness (204 people, 25.89%)
- Breathing Difficulty (174 people, 22.08%)
- Back Pain (168 people, 21.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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