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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Arava. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,733 people who have side effects when taking Arava from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

25,733 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 1,306 people (5.08%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arava cause Diarrhea?

Time on Arava when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 23.99 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 45.2 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.54 %
  • 10+ years: 1.26 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • female: 81.4 %
  • male: 18.6 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 1.71 %
  • 30-39: 5.51 %
  • 40-49: 13.31 %
  • 50-59: 28.04 %
  • 60+: 50.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (91 people, 6.97%)
  • Pain (72 people, 5.51%)
  • Osteoporosis (55 people, 4.21%)
  • Psoriatic Arthropathy (52 people, 3.98%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 2.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Enbrel (288 people, 22.05%)
  • Methotrexate (233 people, 17.84%)
  • Plaquenil (224 people, 17.15%)
  • Humira (199 people, 15.24%)
  • Prednisone (155 people, 11.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (278 people, 21.29%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (256 people, 19.60%)
  • Drug Ineffective (194 people, 14.85%)
  • Fever (187 people, 14.32%)
  • Weakness (186 people, 14.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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