Zocor and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Zocor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 72,031 people who have side effects when taking Zocor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 30, 2017

72,031 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor.
Among them, 1,771 people (2.46%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zocor cause Constipation?

Time on Zocor when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 11.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 23.4 %
  • 10+ years: 1.06 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor *:

  • female: 56.61 %
  • male: 43.39 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Zocor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.2 %
  • 30-39: 1.5 %
  • 40-49: 10.68 %
  • 50-59: 20.61 %
  • 60+: 66.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (207 people, 11.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (156 people, 8.81%)
  • Osteoporosis (134 people, 7.57%)
  • Pain (125 people, 7.06%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (87 people, 4.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (373 people, 21.06%)
  • Lasix (274 people, 15.47%)
  • Lipitor (249 people, 14.06%)
  • Zometa (247 people, 13.95%)
  • Fosamax (220 people, 12.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (498 people, 28.12%)
  • Pain (467 people, 26.37%)
  • Fatigue (437 people, 24.68%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (428 people, 24.17%)
  • Back Pain (394 people, 22.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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