Tylenol and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 81,304 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA. Among them, 2,462 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 84,749 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

81,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol.
Among them, 2,462 people (3.03%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tylenol cause Constipation?

Time on Tylenol when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 37.21 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 9.3 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Tylenol *:

  • female: 65.34 %
  • male: 34.66 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Tylenol *:

  • 0-1: 0.36 %
  • 2-9: 1.13 %
  • 10-19: 1.48 %
  • 20-29: 2.76 %
  • 30-39: 5.32 %
  • 40-49: 15.7 %
  • 50-59: 18.87 %
  • 60+: 54.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (392 people, 15.92%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (153 people, 6.21%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (132 people, 5.36%)
  • High Blood Pressure (128 people, 5.20%)
  • Osteoporosis (113 people, 4.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (429 people, 17.42%)
  • Lasix (335 people, 13.61%)
  • Zofran (282 people, 11.45%)
  • Ambien (280 people, 11.37%)
  • Aredia (262 people, 10.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (846 people, 34.36%)
  • Fatigue (832 people, 33.79%)
  • Pain (725 people, 29.45%)
  • Weakness (656 people, 26.65%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (633 people, 25.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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