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Review: could Actos cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Byetta, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 31,007 people who have side effects while taking Actos from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,270 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Actos

Actos (latest outcomes from 31,345 users) has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Trend of actos reports

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 137,983 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

Trend of Diarrhea reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 31,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos. Among them, 1,270 people (4.10%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Actos reports

Time on Actos when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea18.92%27.03%14.86%9.46%22.97%1.35%5.41%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Actos * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea59.74%40.26%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Actos * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.00%0.52%2.01%9.77%26.00%61.69%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Actos ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (213 people, 16.77%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (212 people, 16.69%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (208 people, 16.38%)
  4. Hypertension (86 people, 6.77%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (65 people, 5.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Byetta (381 people, 30.00%)
  2. Aspirin (316 people, 24.88%)
  3. Metformin hcl (259 people, 20.39%)
  4. Lisinopril (186 people, 14.65%)
  5. Lasix (171 people, 13.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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