Spironolactone and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Spironolactone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,108 people who have side effects when taking Spironolactone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2017

47,108 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 902 people (1.91%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Constipation?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 34.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.2 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.2 %
  • 10+ years: 2.04 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 59.98 %
  • male: 40.02 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.68 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 1.09 %
  • 30-39: 2.59 %
  • 40-49: 11.84 %
  • 50-59: 17.55 %
  • 60+: 65.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (77 people, 8.54%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (61 people, 6.76%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (53 people, 5.88%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (44 people, 4.88%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (43 people, 4.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (252 people, 27.94%)
  • Aspirin (188 people, 20.84%)
  • Lasix (187 people, 20.73%)
  • Lisinopril (127 people, 14.08%)
  • Omeprazole (122 people, 13.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (244 people, 27.05%)
  • Fatigue (221 people, 24.50%)
  • Weakness (219 people, 24.28%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (185 people, 20.51%)
  • Back Pain (182 people, 20.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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