Review: could Carafate cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have Osteoporosis.
We study 4,359 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 311 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Carafate has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer. (latest outcomes from 4,523 Carafate users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,282 Abdominal pain patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 4,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 398 people (9.13%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Carafate when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Carafate * :
|Abdominal pain||71.32%||28.68% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Carafate * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||1.07%||3.48%||9.09%||16.31%||12.57%||27.01%||30.48% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Carafate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 8.29%)
- Pain (28 people, 7.04%)
- Crohn's disease (24 people, 6.03%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 5.28%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (21 people, 5.28%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (125 people, 31.41%)
- Protonix (98 people, 24.62%)
- Zofran (94 people, 23.62%)
- Nexium (92 people, 23.12%)
- Prednisone (81 people, 20.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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