Arava and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Arava. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 22,860 people who have side effects when taking Arava from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Mar, 02, 2017
22,860 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 1,059 people (4.63%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Arava when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 24.8 %
- 1 - 6 months: 46.09 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.93 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.59 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.82 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.7 %
- 10+ years: 1.08 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:
- female: 80.13 %
- male: 19.87 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.24 %
- 20-29: 2.01 %
- 30-39: 5.57 %
- 40-49: 13.74 %
- 50-59: 26.9 %
- 60+: 51.54 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (799 people, 75.45%)
- High Blood Pressure (83 people, 7.84%)
- Pain (66 people, 6.23%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 5.00%)
- Psoriatic Arthropathy (48 people, 4.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (231 people, 21.81%)
- Enbrel (177 people, 16.71%)
- Prednisone (155 people, 14.64%)
- Humira (131 people, 12.37%)
- Plaquenil (109 people, 10.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (224 people, 21.15%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (213 people, 20.11%)
- Fever (172 people, 16.24%)
- Weakness (149 people, 14.07%)
- Weight Decreased (145 people, 13.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Diarrhea when taking Arava?
Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Arava 23,134 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,740 Diarrhea patients).
Browse all side effects of Aravaa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with DiarrheaDiarrhea
Could your condition cause DiarrheaDiarrhea
Can you answer these questions?
I have been taking Creon for 5 months due to partial removal of my pancreas, my gall bladder and the my bile duct due to cancer. I also take a multivitamin, Vitamin D and calcium. I have loose stools daily (not sure if it qualifies for diarrhea), several times a day, meaning they are not ...
Hi, I have been having severe cramps for a couple weeks now. About a month ago I started having diarrhea, tmi I know, and then a couple weeks later I was constipated. I have been having irregular bleeding with clots and also discharge with a bit of odor. I have severe pressure when I have both ...
I had my first Prolia injection about 4 months ago and have had no side effects. However, I suddenly started having diarrhea about 10 days ago. It was quite severe at first, and I went to the Dr. No known cause was determined, but Prolia was mentioned as a possibility. After 4 months? Has ...
You may be interested in these reviews
Hi. Have tried to take Fosamax since August. I have osteoporosis. ( Was on it a few years ago and suffered a spontaneous fracture of my femur) Each time I take it I am plagued all day with horrible diarrhea. I fear taking an antidiarrheal due to the loss of 2 ft. of intestine 3 yr ago. Has ...
I just started taking clonazepam for 6 days 3 days ago I started getting diarrhea I talk to my doctor yesterday and she said use diphenhydramine it gave me a bad side effect a mood change I cant get in contact with her til next week what too use for the diarrhea
Does anyone have a good treatment for loose stools/diarrhea from taking Synthroid? My Dr. told me to take a probiotic, which I got acidophulus, as other ones are so expensive. I feel like I live on pepto bismol. Thanks!
I have been experiencing diarrhea while taking Glimepiride after a month and a half. I was on Metformin and had diarrhea for 2 years before it was discovered that Metformin was causing the issue. I also take Januvia. I was taking Janumet but had to stop that for the same reason. My blood ...