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Review: could Zocor cause Constipation?

We study 60,326 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,512 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Zocor

Zocor (latest outcomes from 61,427 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 508,941 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 60,326 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 1,513 people (2.51%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.30% of all the 510,154 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.

Trend of Constipation in Zocor reports

Time on Zocor when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation11.11%24.79%11.11%18.80%11.97%21.37%0.85%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor * :

FemaleMale
Constipation56.06%43.94%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.22%1.22%11.97%21.22%65.38%

Severity of Constipation when taking Zocor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (128 people, 8.46%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (114 people, 7.53%)
  3. Osteoporosis (112 people, 7.40%)
  4. Pain (102 people, 6.74%)
  5. Depression (79 people, 5.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (453 people, 29.94%)
  2. Lasix (249 people, 16.46%)
  3. Lipitor (233 people, 15.40%)
  4. Zometa (217 people, 14.34%)
  5. Vioxx (212 people, 14.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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