Review: could Zocor cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.
We study 60,342 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,513 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Zocor has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zocor 61,445 users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)
On Nov, 25, 2014: 60,339 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 1,513 people (2.51%) have Constipation.
Time on Zocor when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 (128 people, 8.46%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (114 people, 7.53%)
- Osteoporosis (112 people, 7.40%)
- Pain (102 people, 6.74%)
- Depression (79 people, 5.22%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (453 people, 29.94%)
- Lasix (249 people, 16.46%)
- Lipitor (233 people, 15.40%)
- Zometa (217 people, 14.34%)
- Vioxx (212 people, 14.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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