Arava and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Arava, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Enbrel, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Arava. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,646 people who have side effects when taking Arava from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 05, 2017

24,646 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 1,210 people (4.91%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arava cause Diarrhea?

Time on Arava when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 24.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.99 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.32 %
  • 10+ years: 1.53 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • female: 80.92 %
  • male: 19.08 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 1.75 %
  • 30-39: 5.56 %
  • 40-49: 13.58 %
  • 50-59: 27.88 %
  • 60+: 50.72 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (933 people, 77.11%)
  • High Blood Pressure (88 people, 7.27%)
  • Pain (70 people, 5.79%)
  • Osteoporosis (54 people, 4.46%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (50 people, 4.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (241 people, 19.92%)
  • Methotrexate (232 people, 19.17%)
  • Plaquenil (175 people, 14.46%)
  • Humira (166 people, 13.72%)
  • Prednisone (155 people, 12.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (248 people, 20.50%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (233 people, 19.26%)
  • Fever (180 people, 14.88%)
  • Weakness (167 people, 13.80%)
  • Drug Ineffective (163 people, 13.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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