Review: Stomach upset in Carafate
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 10, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting) by studying 4,142 people who take Carafate. We analyze: the time on Carafate when people have Stomach upset, gender and age of these people, the severity of Stomach upset, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Carafate. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carafate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of sucralfate. It is often used in gastric ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease. Commonly reported side effects of Carafate include nausea, chest pain, diarrhea, weakness, fatigue.
Stomach upset has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Dec, 4, 2013: 4,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Carafate. Among them, 334 people (8.07%) have Stomach Upset.
Time on Carafate when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carafate * :
|Stomach upset||71.68%||28.32% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Carafate * :
|Stomach upset||0.00%||1.02%||5.10%||8.50%||10.88%||17.01%||23.13%||34.35% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Carafate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach upset||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (35 people, 10.48%)
- Osteoporosis (30 people, 8.98%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (25 people, 7.49%)
- Product used for unknown indication (25 people, 7.49%)
- Nausea (20 people, 5.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zofran (99 people, 29.64%)
- Protonix (94 people, 28.14%)
- Nexium (86 people, 25.75%)
- Lisinopril (69 people, 20.66%)
- Aspirin (66 people, 19.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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