Could Arava cause 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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 23,037 people who have side effects while taking Arava from FDA. Among them, 1,061 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Arava

Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Arava 23,126 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

23,037 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava.
Among them, 1,061 people (4.61%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Arava cause Diarrhea?

Time on Arava when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 46.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.12 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.66 %
  • 10+ years: 1.06 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • female: 80.27 %
  • male: 19.73 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Arava *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.24 %
  • 20-29: 1.89 %
  • 30-39: 5.67 %
  • 40-49: 13.81 %
  • 50-59: 26.92 %
  • 60+: 51.48 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Methotrexate (231 people, 21.77%)
  • Enbrel (177 people, 16.68%)
  • Prednisone (155 people, 14.61%)
  • Humira (131 people, 12.35%)
  • Plaquenil (111 people, 10.46%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (84 people, 7.92%)
  • Pain (68 people, 6.41%)
  • Osteoporosis (53 people, 5.00%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (223 people, 21.02%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (214 people, 20.17%)
  • Fever (172 people, 16.21%)
  • Weakness (150 people, 14.14%)
  • Weight Decreased (145 people, 13.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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