Who have Constipation with Spironolactone?


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 29,710 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 610 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 43,249 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

29,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 610 people (2.05%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Constipation?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.82 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.56 %
  • 10+ years: 5.13 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 58.83 %
  • male: 41.17 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.97 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 2.92 %
  • 40-49: 14.04 %
  • 50-59: 18.13 %
  • 60+: 62.18 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (251 people, 41.15%)
  • Aspirin (188 people, 30.82%)
  • Lasix (141 people, 23.11%)
  • Lisinopril (127 people, 20.82%)
  • Omeprazole (122 people, 20.00%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Cardiac Disorder (46 people, 7.54%)
  • Pain (45 people, 7.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 6.72%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (32 people, 5.25%)
  • Diabetes (31 people, 5.08%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (174 people, 28.52%)
  • Weakness (164 people, 26.89%)
  • Fatigue (156 people, 25.57%)
  • Back Pain (151 people, 24.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (142 people, 23.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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