Could Voltaren cause Constipation - from FDA reports
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 Pain . We study 28,441 people who have side effects while taking Voltaren from FDA. Among them, 399 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Voltaren has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from Voltaren 29,206 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,548 Constipation patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
28,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Voltaren.
Among them, 399 people (1.4%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Voltaren when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 52.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.51 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.17 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.17 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Voltaren *:
- female: 70.74 %
- male: 29.26 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Voltaren *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.93 %
- 20-29: 1.24 %
- 30-39: 6.19 %
- 40-49: 14.55 %
- 50-59: 25.7 %
- 60+: 51.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (78 people, 19.55%)
- Arthritis (49 people, 12.28%)
- Preventive Health Care (36 people, 9.02%)
- Depression (35 people, 8.77%)
- Insomnia (31 people, 7.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Fosamax (33 people, 8.27%)
- Lasix (32 people, 8.02%)
- Lyrica (29 people, 7.27%)
- Cymbalta (29 people, 7.27%)
- Claritin (27 people, 6.77%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (71 people, 17.79%)
- Pain (70 people, 17.54%)
- Diarrhea (70 people, 17.54%)
- Paraesthesia (56 people, 14.04%)
- Depression (56 people, 14.04%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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