Could Colcrys cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Allopurinol, and have Gout . We study 1,824 people who have side effects while taking Colcrys from FDA. Among them, 282 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 Colcrys 1,923 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).

On Dec, 25, 2016

1,824 people reported to have side effects when taking Colcrys.
Among them, 282 people (15.46%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Colcrys cause Diarrhea?

Time on Colcrys when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 77.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.47 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.47 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.47 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Colcrys *:

  • female: 43.24 %
  • male: 56.76 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Colcrys *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.48 %
  • 10-19: 0.95 %
  • 20-29: 2.86 %
  • 30-39: 0.48 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 11.9 %
  • 60+: 76.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gout (158 people, 56.03%)
  • High Blood Pressure (55 people, 19.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (30 people, 10.64%)
  • Pain (24 people, 8.51%)
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever (21 people, 7.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Allopurinol (31 people, 10.99%)
  • Uloric (23 people, 8.16%)
  • Aspirin (23 people, 8.16%)
  • Lasix (15 people, 5.32%)
  • Furosemide (15 people, 5.32%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (46 people, 16.31%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (34 people, 12.06%)
  • Drug Ineffective (32 people, 11.35%)
  • Weakness (31 people, 10.99%)
  • Dizziness (28 people, 9.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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