Review: could Hepatitis c cause Diarrhea?
Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Hepatitis c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Hypertension, and take Ribavirin.
We study 30,020 people who have Hepatitis c from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,785 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Hepatitis c (latest reports from 56,113 patients) is typically treated by Ribavirin, Pegasys, Peginterferon, Incivek.
Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,092,992 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 30,019 people who have hepatitis c are studied. Among them, 1,785 (5.95%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.16% of all the 1,092,660 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Diarrhea * :
Age of people who have hepatitis c and experienced Diarrhea * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (185 people, 10.36%)
- Depression (151 people, 8.46%)
- Insomnia (61 people, 3.42%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (60 people, 3.36%)
- Anxiety (57 people, 3.19%)
- Pain (57 people, 3.19%)
- Hiv infection (50 people, 2.80%)
- Hypothyroidism (46 people, 2.58%)
- Anaemia (45 people, 2.52%)
- Prophylaxis (37 people, 2.07%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Ribavirin (1,785 people, 100.00%)
- Pegasys (1,734 people, 97.14%)
- Peg-intron (1,584 people, 88.74%)
- Incivek (911 people, 51.04%)
- Rebetol (728 people, 40.78%)
- Copegus (581 people, 32.55%)
- Ribasphere (399 people, 22.35%)
- Victrelis (185 people, 10.36%)
- Lisinopril (120 people, 6.72%)
- Lexapro (113 people, 6.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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