Review: could Atacand cause Diarrhoea?


Summary

Diarrhoea is found among people who take Atacand, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 16,348 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA and social media. Among them, 594 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Atacand

Atacand has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atacand 17,044 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with fever, rashes, constipation, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 253,439 Diarrhoea patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

16,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand.
Among them, 594 people (3.63%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atacand cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Atacand when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.92 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand *:

  • female: 62.39 %
  • male: 37.61 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Atacand *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.2 %
  • 20-29: 0.99 %
  • 30-39: 3.36 %
  • 40-49: 3.36 %
  • 50-59: 17.98 %
  • 60+: 73.72 %

Severity if Diarrhoea when taking Atacand **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diarrhoea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (136 people, 22.90%)
  • Pain (34 people, 5.72%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (28 people, 4.71%)
  • Anxiety (25 people, 4.21%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (24 people, 4.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (60 people, 10.10%)
  • Nexium (55 people, 9.26%)
  • Norvasc (53 people, 8.92%)
  • Synthroid (44 people, 7.41%)
  • Lasix (42 people, 7.07%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (133 people, 22.39%)
  • Nausea (116 people, 19.53%)
  • Dehydration (72 people, 12.12%)
  • Asthenia (67 people, 11.28%)
  • Abdominal Pain (65 people, 10.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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