Actos and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Byetta, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Actos. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 41,728 people who have side effects when taking Actos from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 27, 2017
41,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos.
Among them, 1,474 people (3.53%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Actos when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 17.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 26.32 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.84 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.84 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.32 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.32 %
- 10+ years: 5.26 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Actos *:
- female: 58.62 %
- male: 41.38 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Actos *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.74 %
- 30-39: 2.12 %
- 40-49: 10.21 %
- 50-59: 24.84 %
- 60+: 62.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (434 people, 29.44%)
- Diabetes (252 people, 17.10%)
- High Blood Pressure (114 people, 7.73%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (110 people, 7.46%)
- Multiple Myeloma (67 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Byetta (347 people, 23.54%)
- Aspirin (237 people, 16.08%)
- Lisinopril (191 people, 12.96%)
- Lasix (181 people, 12.28%)
- Lipitor (179 people, 12.14%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (555 people, 37.65%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (410 people, 27.82%)
- Weight Decreased (295 people, 20.01%)
- Fatigue (259 people, 17.57%)
- Abdominal Pain (259 people, 17.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Diarrhea when taking Actos?
Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Actos 42,338 users)
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