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Review: could Voltaren cause Constipation?

We study 19,605 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 (latest outcomes from 20,078 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 511,047 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 19,605 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 509,289 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

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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