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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 19,619 people who have side effects while taking Voltaren from FDA and social media. Among them, 273 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 20,092 Voltaren users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)

On May, 2, 2015: 19,619 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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