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Review: could Voltaren cause Constipation?

Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Voltaren, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Fosamax, and have Arthritis.

We study 19,615 people who have side effects while taking Voltaren from FDA and social media. Among them, 274 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Voltaren

Voltaren has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 20,088 Voltaren users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,454 Constipation patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 19,614 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren. Among them, 274 people (1.40%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Voltaren reports

Time on Voltaren when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation54.55%38.18%1.82%0.00%5.45%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Voltaren * :

FemaleMale
Constipation76.19%23.81%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Voltaren * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%1.20%1.20%3.98%16.33%27.49%49.80%

Severity of Constipation when taking Voltaren ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthritis (91 people, 33.21%)
  2. Pain (44 people, 16.06%)
  3. Depression (30 people, 10.95%)
  4. Prophylaxis (24 people, 8.76%)
  5. Cancer pain (23 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fosamax (31 people, 11.31%)
  2. Lasix (31 people, 11.31%)
  3. Aspirin (25 people, 9.12%)
  4. Adalat (25 people, 9.12%)
  5. Claritin (23 people, 8.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Full body joint pain
    At a real loss for what's happening to my body. I'm white, female 46, and feel absolutely crippled. Cannot crouch and get up, my knees are in agony. The Dr. feels I have some type of viral infection. He has not tested me for any strain of Hepatitis due to no sign of jaundice in the eyes.
    First sign of this was a month ago. Woke up could hardly move. Let up slightly for a few weeks, could tolerate the pain. Then is switched to terrible. The meds help somewhat, but some days it acts like nothing is working. My joints are starting to crack at times. Mornings my neck and wrists hurt bad, then the knees once moving around.
    Three months before this I had gallbladder issues (bad pain after eating) Had CT scan and ultrasound. Showed small stones and small fibroid in gallbladder and slightly distended gallbladder. Cannot see specialist until July 2015. He doesn't feel this is in anyway related.
    I'm having a second set of blood tests run, and should have more results soon I hope.
    Thoughts????
  • Can i take diclofenac sodium with my phentermine pills.
    I take the phentermine pills for my weightloss and the diclofenac for my back pain but I am not sure if you can mix the two together.
  • With a history of squamous cancer and pilonidal cyst and neuro issues should i be concerned ?
    I have had a long history of bleeding from above anus, neuro issues like brain tingle and cognitive movement disorder, lumbar pain and weakness, buttock, groin, leg tingling and weakness. Cold feet. Anemic. My concern is this bleed from previously repaired pilonidal cyst has been chronic for years. My research indicates squamous cell cancer is an 80% causative factor in chronic pilonidal irritation/cyst. Since I was diagnosed w squamous nail bed in 2012, amputation 2014, should I be concerned. ? Doctor is unaware of cyst / bleed history. I am obese, but remarkably losing weight ... Loss of appetite. I am positive for esophageal metaplastic changes. Also urinary incontinence mild. Obviously I am concerned about metastatic cancer. No pain in lower spine. Just constant leg and buttock ache / tingle. I thought bleed was hemorrhoids. Not. Ca the mortician ?? Lol. Thanks for any input.
  • Can i take diclofenac sodium mispoprostol with tramadol hcl?
    I have bad arthritis in my hips - very painful and affecting my quality of life. My doctor like to prescribe pills. He has given me Diclofenac Sodium Mispoprostal and Tramadol HCL. I have experienced minimal side effects i.e.: drowsiness but thats about it. I just want to be sure that I can take these drugs together.
  • I'm on two meds, can librium and diclofenac sodium be taken at the same time
    Trying too find out if I can safely take these two drugs together at the same time , or just take them times apart in the same day. Or don't take them together at all?

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