Review: could Carafate cause Abdominal pain?
We study 4,345 people who have side effects while taking Carafate from FDA and social media. Among them, 310 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Carafate (latest outcomes from 4,508 users) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer.
Abdominal pain (latest reports from 618,237 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 18, 2014: 4,343 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 397 people (9.14%) have Abdominal Pain. They amount to 0.06% of all the 623,041 people who have Abdominal Pain on eHealthMe.
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||28.57%||42.86%||0.00%||28.57%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Carafate * :
|Abdominal pain||71.25%||28.75% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Carafate * :
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||1.07%||3.49%||8.85%||16.35%||12.60%||27.08%||30.56% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Carafate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (33 people, 8.31%)
- Pain (28 people, 7.05%)
- Crohn's disease (24 people, 6.05%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (21 people, 5.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (21 people, 5.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (125 people, 31.49%)
- Protonix (98 people, 24.69%)
- Zofran (94 people, 23.68%)
- Nexium (92 people, 23.17%)
- Prednisone (81 people, 20.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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