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Review: could Arava cause Diarrhea?

We study 16,214 people who have side effects while taking Arava from FDA and social media. Among them, 703 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Arava

Arava (latest outcomes from 16,322 users) has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Diarrhea

Diarrhea (latest reports from 1,102,104 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 16,214 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava. Among them, 703 people (4.34%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Arava reports

Time on Arava when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea28.08%47.54%5.67%10.10%6.16%1.72%0.74%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea76.65%23.35%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%1.76%0.00%2.78%5.42%14.64%22.55%52.86%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Arava ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%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. Rheumatoid arthritis (625 people, 88.90%)
  2. Hypertension (52 people, 7.40%)
  3. Osteoporosis (51 people, 7.25%)
  4. Pain (38 people, 5.41%)
  5. Psoriatic arthropathy (30 people, 4.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (170 people, 24.18%)
  2. Prednisone (139 people, 19.77%)
  3. Enbrel (99 people, 14.08%)
  4. Prednisolone (92 people, 13.09%)
  5. Celebrex (88 people, 12.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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