Could Atacand cause Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


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 High blood pressure . We study 16,534 people who have side effects while taking Atacand from FDA. Among them, 602 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 17,250 users)

Diarrhoea

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

On Nov, 26, 2016

16,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand.
Among them, 602 people (3.64%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atacand cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Atacand when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 14.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.83 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 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: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 0.19 %
  • 20-29: 0.97 %
  • 30-39: 3.31 %
  • 40-49: 3.31 %
  • 50-59: 17.9 %
  • 60+: 73.93 %

Severity of Diarrhoea **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (60 people, 9.97%)
  • Nexium (56 people, 9.30%)
  • Norvasc (53 people, 8.80%)
  • Synthroid (45 people, 7.48%)
  • Lasix (42 people, 6.98%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (49 people, 8.14%)
  • Pain (35 people, 5.81%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (31 people, 5.15%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea And Vomiting (135 people, 22.43%)
  • Nausea (118 people, 19.60%)
  • Weakness (73 people, 12.13%)
  • Dehydration (72 people, 11.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (70 people, 11.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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