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Review: could Azathioprine cause Heartburn (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?

We study 14,228 people who have side effects while taking Azathioprine from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Heartburn. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn and more.

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Azathioprine

Azathioprine (latest outcomes from 14,419 users) has active ingredients of azathioprine sodium. It is often used in crohn's disease.

Heartburn

Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 45,637 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 21, 2014: 14,228 people reported to have side effects when taking Azathioprine. Among them, 12 people (0.08%) have Heartburn.

Trend of Heartburn in Azathioprine reports

Time on Azathioprine when people have Heartburn * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Heartburn when taking Azathioprine * :

FemaleMale
Heartburn25.00%75.00%

Age of people who have Heartburn when taking Azathioprine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%41.67%16.67%8.33%25.00%

Severity of Heartburn when taking Azathioprine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heartburn ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (6 people, 50.00%)
  2. Colon cancer (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Colitis (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Acne (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Immunosuppression (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Capecitabine (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Eloxatin (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Oxaliplatin (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Remicade (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Lexapro (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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