Cholestyramine and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Cholestyramine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Cholestyramine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,089 people who have side effects when taking Cholestyramine from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 20, 2017
3,089 people reported to have side effects when taking Cholestyramine.
Among them, 394 people (12.75%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cholestyramine when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 46.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 6.67 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine *:
- female: 69.43 %
- male: 30.57 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cholestyramine *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.62 %
- 10-19: 0.62 %
- 20-29: 0.62 %
- 30-39: 2.8 %
- 40-49: 6.21 %
- 50-59: 22.98 %
- 60+: 66.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Crohn's Disease (46 people, 11.68%)
- Multiple Myeloma (42 people, 10.66%)
- Osteoporosis (40 people, 10.15%)
- High Blood Pressure (32 people, 8.12%)
- Pain (28 people, 7.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (48 people, 12.18%)
- Zyrtec (45 people, 11.42%)
- Prilosec (45 people, 11.42%)
- Humira (45 people, 11.42%)
- Zantac (44 people, 11.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (107 people, 27.16%)
- Nausea (105 people, 26.65%)
- Weakness (89 people, 22.59%)
- Pain (79 people, 20.05%)
- Abdominal Pain (79 people, 20.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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