Review: could Tetracycline Hydrochloride cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Tetracycline Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Celebrex, and have Hepatitis c . We study 245 people who have side effects while taking Tetracycline hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tetracycline Hydrochloride

Tetracycline hydrochloride has active ingredients of tetracycline hydrochloride. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Tetracycline hydrochloride 352 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 130,437 Constipation patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

245 people reported to have side effects when taking Tetracycline Hydrochloride.
Among them, 6 people (2.45%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tetracycline hydrochloride cause Constipation?

Time on Tetracycline Hydrochloride when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tetracycline Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tetracycline Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hepatitis C (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Acne (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Warfarin (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Ribavirin (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Magnesium Citrate (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Dextrose (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Celebrex (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (5 people, 83.33%)
  • Asthenia (4 people, 66.67%)
  • Muscle Spasms (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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