Review: could Dexilant cause Ulcerative Colitis?


Ulcerative colitis is found among people who take Dexilant, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 2,220 people who have side effects while taking Dexilant from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis and more.

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Dexilant has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Dexilant 2,430 users)

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) has been reported by people with infusion related reaction, breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective (latest reports from 26,455 Ulcerative colitis patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

2,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexilant.
Among them, 8 people (0.36%) have Ulcerative Colitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dexilant cause Ulcerative colitis?

Time on Dexilant when people have Ulcerative Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ulcerative Colitis when taking Dexilant *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

Age of people who have Ulcerative Colitis when taking Dexilant *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Severity if Ulcerative Colitis when taking Dexilant **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Ulcerative Colitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people)
  • Vitamin Supplementation (2 people)
  • Fluid Retention (2 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zocor (2 people)
  • Tylenol (2 people)
  • Lunesta (2 people)
  • Bupropion Hcl (2 people)
  • Aspirin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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