Dulcolax and Blood urea increased - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Blood urea increased is found among people who take Dulcolax, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Dulcolax and have Blood urea increased. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,235 people who have side effects when taking Dulcolax from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Sep, 26, 2022

10,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Dulcolax.
Among them, 54 people (0.53%) have Blood urea increased.


What is Dulcolax?

Dulcolax has active ingredients of bisacodyl. It is often used in constipation. eHealthMe is studying from 10,337 Dulcolax users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Blood urea increased?

Blood urea increased is found to be associated with 2,344 drugs and 1,927 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Dulcolax and Blood urea increased reports submitted per year:

Could Dulcolax cause Blood urea increased?

Time on Dulcolax when people have Blood urea increased *:

  • < 1 month: 84.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blood urea increased when taking Dulcolax *:

  • female: 57.69 %
  • male: 42.31 %

Age of people who have Blood urea increased when taking Dulcolax *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.2 %
  • 50-59: 20.41 %
  • 60+: 69.39 %

Common drugs people take besides Dulcolax *:

  1. Lasix: 29 people, 53.70%
  2. Zantac: 17 people, 31.48%
  3. Zofran: 15 people, 27.78%
  4. Dilaudid: 13 people, 24.07%
  5. Norvasc: 13 people, 24.07%
  6. Tylenol: 13 people, 24.07%
  7. Percocet: 13 people, 24.07%
  8. Oxycontin: 12 people, 22.22%
  9. Zometa: 11 people, 20.37%
  10. Ativan: 11 people, 20.37%

Common side effects people have besides Blood urea increased *:

  1. Blood Creatinine Increased: 28 people, 51.85%
  2. Breathing Difficulty: 25 people, 46.30%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 23 people, 42.59%
  4. Weakness: 23 people, 42.59%
  5. Abdominal Pain: 21 people, 38.89%
  6. Pneumonia: 20 people, 37.04%
  7. Fall: 19 people, 35.19%
  8. Rashes (redness): 18 people, 33.33%
  9. Back Pain: 18 people, 33.33%
  10. Itching: 18 people, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 17 people, 31.48%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 14 people, 25.93%
  3. Depression: 11 people, 20.37%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 10 people, 18.52%
  5. Gastric Ulcer (stomach ulcer): 9 people, 16.67%
  6. Sleep Disorder: 9 people, 16.67%
  7. Fever: 9 people, 16.67%
  8. Acidosis (build-up of carbon dioxide in the blood): 8 people, 14.81%
  9. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 8 people, 14.81%
  10. Infection: 8 people, 14.81%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Dulcolax and have Blood urea increased?

Check whether Blood urea increased is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on bisacodyl (the active ingredients of Dulcolax) and Dulcolax (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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