Review: could Zocor cause Constipation?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 13, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 58,460 people who take Zocor. Among them, 1,419 have Constipation. See who they are, when they have Constipation and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zocor (latest outcomes from 61,402 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Zocor include weakness, nausea, muscle aches, fatigue, heart attack.
Constipation (latest reports from 492,495 patients) has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 13, 2014: 58,460 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 1,419 people (2.43%) have Constipation.
Time on Zocor when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Zocor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (114 people, 8.03%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (113 people, 7.96%)
- Osteoporosis (104 people, 7.33%)
- Pain (99 people, 6.98%)
- Depression (78 people, 5.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (424 people, 29.88%)
- Lasix (240 people, 16.91%)
- Lipitor (217 people, 15.29%)
- Vioxx (211 people, 14.87%)
- Zometa (207 people, 14.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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