Review: could Voltaren cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation could be caused by Voltaren, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Fosamax, and have Arthritis.
We study 19,558 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 (latest outcomes from 20,063 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.
Constipation (latest reports from 506,448 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 19,558 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren. Among them, 274 people (1.40%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.05% of all the 506,023 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Voltaren 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 Voltaren * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Voltaren * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Voltaren ** :
|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 * :
- Arthritis (91 people, 33.21%)
- Pain (44 people, 16.06%)
- Depression (30 people, 10.95%)
- Prophylaxis (24 people, 8.76%)
- Cancer pain (23 people, 8.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (31 people, 11.31%)
- Lasix (31 people, 11.31%)
- Aspirin (25 people, 9.12%)
- Adalat (25 people, 9.12%)
- Claritin (23 people, 8.39%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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