Xenical and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people who take Xenical, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,306 people who have side effects when taking Xenical from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 14, 2018

11,306 people reported to have side effects when taking Xenical.
Among them, 643 people (5.69%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xenical cause Diarrhea?

Time on Xenical when people have Diarrhea *:

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:

  • female: 83.26 %
  • male: 16.74 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Xenical *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 14 people, 2.18%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 13 people, 2.02%
  3. Weight Decreased: 9 people, 1.40%
  4. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 7 people, 1.09%
  5. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 7 people, 1.09%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Synthroid: 55 people, 8.55%
  2. Lasix: 48 people, 7.47%
  3. Lipitor: 45 people, 7.00%
  4. Celebrex: 44 people, 6.84%
  5. Prilosec: 40 people, 6.22%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Steatorrhea: 238 people, 37.01%
  2. Flatulence (flatus expelled through the anus): 121 people, 18.82%
  3. Constipation: 94 people, 14.62%
  4. Loose Stools: 81 people, 12.60%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 66 people, 10.26%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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