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Review: could Colcrys cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Colcrys, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gout.

We study 559 people who have side effects while taking Colcrys from FDA and social media. Among them, 143 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Colcrys

Colcrys has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout. (latest outcomes from 600 Colcrys users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,244 Diarrhea patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 558 people reported to have side effects when taking Colcrys. Among them, 143 people (25.63%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Colcrys reports

Time on Colcrys when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea78.95%15.79%3.95%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.32%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Colcrys * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea47.68%52.32%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Colcrys * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%2.21%3.68%0.00%7.35%15.44%71.32%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Colcrys ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gout (97 people, 67.83%)
  2. Hypertension (39 people, 27.27%)
  3. Familial mediterranean fever (22 people, 15.38%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 9.09%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (7 people, 4.90%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 13.99%)
  2. Allopurinol (18 people, 12.59%)
  3. Uloric (12 people, 8.39%)
  4. Furosemide (9 people, 6.29%)
  5. Lisinopril (9 people, 6.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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