Review: could Tylenol cause Constipation?
We study 53,014 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,658 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Tylenol (latest outcomes from 55,588 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain.
Constipation (latest reports from 508,949 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 53,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 1,659 people (3.13%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.33% of all the 509,825 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Tylenol when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tylenol * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tylenol * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Tylenol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (257 people, 15.49%)
- Hypertension (103 people, 6.21%)
- Anxiety (96 people, 5.79%)
- Osteoporosis (88 people, 5.30%)
- Depression (87 people, 5.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (346 people, 20.86%)
- Aspirin (339 people, 20.43%)
- Tylenol-500 (308 people, 18.57%)
- Vioxx (258 people, 15.55%)
- Lasix (255 people, 15.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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