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 . We study 41,237 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA. Among them, 788 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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On Jan, 30, 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: 42.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
- 10+ years: 2.5 %
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.
** Reports from social media are used.
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