Curcumin and Constipation - from FDA reports


Constipation is found among people who take Curcumin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Revlimid, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Curcumin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 624 people who have side effects when taking Curcumin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 21, 2017

624 people reported to have side effects when taking Curcumin.
Among them, 30 people (4.81%) have Constipation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Curcumin cause Constipation?

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin *:

  • female: 72.41 %
  • male: 27.59 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Curcumin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.76 %
  • 50-59: 9.52 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (9 people, 30.00%)
  • Pain (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (2 people, 6.67%)
  • Hypothyroidism (2 people, 6.67%)
  • Burkitt Lymphoma (2 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Revlimid (9 people, 30.00%)
  • Vitamin D3 (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Vitamin D (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Synthroid (6 people, 20.00%)
  • Fish Oil (6 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (12 people, 40.00%)
  • Pain (11 people, 36.67%)
  • Fatigue (11 people, 36.67%)
  • Nausea (9 people, 30.00%)
  • Back Pain (7 people, 23.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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