Aprepitant and Bowel obstruction - from FDA reports


Bowel obstruction is found among people who take Aprepitant, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Bowel obstruction with Aprepitant. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,879 people who have side effects when taking Aprepitant from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Apr, 10, 2018

1,879 people reported to have side effects when taking Aprepitant.
Among them, 24 people (1.28%) have Bowel obstruction


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aprepitant cause Bowel obstruction?

Time on Aprepitant when people have Bowel obstruction *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bowel obstruction when taking Aprepitant *:

  • female: 54.17 %
  • male: 45.83 %

Age of people who have Bowel obstruction when taking Aprepitant *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.7 %
  • 40-49: 4.35 %
  • 50-59: 26.09 %
  • 60+: 60.87 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care: 6 people, 25.00%
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (pancreatic cancer- metastatic): 5 people, 20.83%
  • Hodgkin's Lymphoma (cancer originating from white blood cells): 4 people, 16.67%
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (lung cancer): 3 people, 12.50%
  • Cough: 3 people, 12.50%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Palonosetron: 9 people, 37.50%
  • Dexamethasone: 9 people, 37.50%
  • Cisplatin: 8 people, 33.33%
  • Ondansetron: 7 people, 29.17%
  • Ibuprofen: 7 people, 29.17%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting: 9 people, 37.50%
  • Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 9 people, 37.50%
  • Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 7 people, 29.17%
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased: 6 people, 25.00%
  • Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity): 6 people, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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