Lactulose and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Lactulose, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Lactulose. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,455 people who have side effects when taking Lactulose from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 26, 2017

22,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Lactulose.
Among them, 1,340 people (5.97%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lactulose cause Constipation?

Time on Lactulose when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 72.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.54 %
  • 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 Constipation when taking Lactulose *:

  • female: 54.57 %
  • male: 45.43 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Lactulose *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 10.21 %
  • 40-49: 13.19 %
  • 50-59: 18.7 %
  • 60+: 53.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (206 people, 15.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (120 people, 8.96%)
  • Schizophrenia (119 people, 8.88%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (91 people, 6.79%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (88 people, 6.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (186 people, 13.88%)
  • Furosemide (170 people, 12.69%)
  • Colace (143 people, 10.67%)
  • Omeprazole (137 people, 10.22%)
  • Aspirin (135 people, 10.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (310 people, 23.13%)
  • Abdominal Pain (242 people, 18.06%)
  • Pain (235 people, 17.54%)
  • Fatigue (215 people, 16.04%)
  • Fever (213 people, 15.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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