Review: could Ursodiol cause Constipation?


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Ursodiol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Osteoporosis . We study 3,716 people who have side effects while taking Ursodiol from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Ursodiol

Ursodiol has active ingredients of ursodiol. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Ursodiol 4,556 users)

Constipation

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

On Sep, 15, 2016

3,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Ursodiol.
Among them, 28 people (0.75%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ursodiol cause Constipation?

Time on Ursodiol when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 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 Ursodiol *:

  • female: 42.86 %
  • male: 57.14 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Ursodiol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 7.41 %
  • 40-49: 14.81 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if Constipation when taking Ursodiol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Stem Cell Transplant (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Pain (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Insulin-Like Growth Factor Decreased (3 people, 10.71%)
  • Constipation (3 people, 10.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (9 people, 32.14%)
  • Lisinopril (7 people, 25.00%)
  • Folic Acid (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Oxybutynin Chloride (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate (5 people, 17.86%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dizziness (6 people, 21.43%)
  • Acute Graft Versus Host Disease In Skin (5 people, 17.86%)
  • Pain (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Liver Disorder (4 people, 14.29%)
  • Abdominal Pain (4 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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