Carafate and Stomach upset - from FDA reports


Summary

Stomach upset is found among people who take Carafate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zofran, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Stomach upset with Carafate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 7,236 people who have side effects when taking Carafate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 25, 2017

7,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate.
Among them, 529 people (7.31%) have Stomach Upset


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Carafate cause Stomach upset?

Time on Carafate when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Carafate *:

  • female: 73.85 %
  • male: 26.15 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Carafate *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 1.35 %
  • 10-19: 4.26 %
  • 20-29: 6.5 %
  • 30-39: 11.43 %
  • 40-49: 16.37 %
  • 50-59: 25.11 %
  • 60+: 34.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (63 people, 11.91%)
  • Pain (61 people, 11.53%)
  • Nausea (47 people, 8.88%)
  • Osteoporosis (37 people, 6.99%)
  • Depression (32 people, 6.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran (136 people, 25.71%)
  • Protonix (122 people, 23.06%)
  • Nexium (113 people, 21.36%)
  • Prilosec (92 people, 17.39%)
  • Xanax (76 people, 14.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (366 people, 69.19%)
  • Diarrhea (222 people, 41.97%)
  • Pain (142 people, 26.84%)
  • Abdominal Pain (139 people, 26.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (127 people, 24.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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