Xenical and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Weight loss. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Xenical. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,010 people who have side effects when taking Xenical from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 01, 2017

11,010 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical.
Among them, 611 people (5.55%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xenical cause Diarrhea?

Time on Xenical when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:

  • female: 83.25 %
  • male: 16.75 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.84 %
  • 20-29: 4.61 %
  • 30-39: 12.16 %
  • 40-49: 22.01 %
  • 50-59: 30.19 %
  • 60+: 29.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Loss (87 people, 14.24%)
  • Pain (13 people, 2.13%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 1.64%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (7 people, 1.15%)
  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 0.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (54 people, 8.84%)
  • Lasix (48 people, 7.86%)
  • Lipitor (44 people, 7.20%)
  • Celebrex (43 people, 7.04%)
  • Prilosec (39 people, 6.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Steatorrhea (234 people, 38.30%)
  • Flatulence (117 people, 19.15%)
  • Constipation (92 people, 15.06%)
  • Loose Stools (80 people, 13.09%)
  • Nausea (63 people, 10.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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