Zelnorm and Facial palsy - from FDA reports

Facial palsy is found among people who take Zelnorm, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Plavix, and have Irritable bowel syndrome. This review analyzes which people have Facial palsy with Zelnorm. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,051 people who have side effects when taking Zelnorm from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On Jun, 23, 2018

7,051 people reported to have side effects when taking Zelnorm.
Among them, 17 people (0.24%) have Facial palsy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zelnorm cause Facial palsy?

Time on Zelnorm when people have Facial palsy *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Facial palsy when taking Zelnorm *:

  • female: 88.24 %
  • male: 11.76 %

Age of people who have Facial palsy when taking Zelnorm *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.76 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 29.41 %
  • 40-49: 17.65 %
  • 50-59: 5.88 %
  • 60+: 35.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: 9 people, 52.94%
  2. Constipation: 3 people, 17.65%
  3. Conduct Disorder (repetitive and persistent pattern of behaviour by a child or teenager): 2 people, 11.76%
  4. Spinal Column Stenosis (narrowing of spinal column): 1 person, 5.88%
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 1 person, 5.88%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vytorin: 3 people, 17.65%
  2. Plavix: 3 people, 17.65%
  3. Actos: 2 people, 11.76%
  4. Aspirin: 2 people, 11.76%
  5. Valproic Acid: 2 people, 11.76%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Speech Impairment (Adult) (inability to speak (adult)): 6 people, 35.29%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 5 people, 29.41%
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 5 people, 29.41%
  4. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 5 people, 29.41%
  5. Dizziness: 4 people, 23.53%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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