Paracetamol and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation is found among people who take Paracetamol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Codeine, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Paracetamol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,207 people who have side effects when taking Paracetamol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

What to expect?

If you take Paracetamol and have Constipation, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Paracetamol and have Constipation

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On Nov, 19, 2017

39,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Paracetamol.
Among them, 555 people (1.42%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Paracetamol cause Constipation?

Time on Paracetamol when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 78.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.92 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Paracetamol *:

  • female: 59.02 %
  • male: 40.98 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Paracetamol *:

  • 0-1: 0.41 %
  • 2-9: 0.82 %
  • 10-19: 3.7 %
  • 20-29: 4.11 %
  • 30-39: 8.01 %
  • 40-49: 8.42 %
  • 50-59: 13.14 %
  • 60+: 61.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (63 people, 11.35%)
  • Preventive Health Care (61 people, 10.99%)
  • Nausea (51 people, 9.19%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (48 people, 8.65%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (36 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Codeine (52 people, 9.37%)
  • Ondansetron (46 people, 8.29%)
  • Omeprazole (44 people, 7.93%)
  • Amlodipine (41 people, 7.39%)
  • Movicol (40 people, 7.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain (136 people, 24.50%)
  • Diarrhea (113 people, 20.36%)
  • Nausea (107 people, 19.28%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (88 people, 15.86%)
  • Fatigue (83 people, 14.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.

Do you have Constipation when taking Paracetamol?

Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredients

Constipation and drugs with ingredients of acetaminophen.

Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMe

Constipation and Paracetamol from FDA and eHealthMe reports

Paracetamol

Paracetamol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Paracetamol 39,802 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 152,387 Constipation patients).

Browse all side effects of Paracetamol

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Constipation

Constipation

Could your condition cause Constipation

Constipation

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Paracetamol and have Constipation.

Questions to the study

More questions >

User reviews to the study

More reviews >