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Review: could Dexilant cause Ulcerative colitis?

We study 1,296 people who have side effects while taking Dexilant from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis and more.

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Dexilant

Dexilant (latest outcomes from 1,528 users) has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) (latest reports from 64,063 patients) has been reported by people with acne, acne cystic, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 1,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Dexilant. Among them, 2 people (0.15%) have Ulcerative Colitis.

Trend of Ulcerative colitis in Dexilant reports

Time on Dexilant when people have Ulcerative colitis * :

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

FemaleMale
Ulcerative colitis100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ulcerative colitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Ulcerative colitis when taking Dexilant ** :

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How people recovered from Ulcerative colitis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar i disorder (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cardizem cd (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Simvastatin (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Lamictal (2 people, 100.00%)
  4. Clonazepam (2 people, 100.00%)
  5. Lisinopril (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I've been diagnosed with sero-negative rheumatoid arthritis. I have only tested minimally positive on the anti-CCP test and had a slightly high SED rate. My most recent tests showed some slight elevation in some RA marker tests, but nothing really significant. My rheumatologist is now doubting whether I have RA or some other pain syndrome going on.

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    IHateRA on Jul, 22, 2014:

    My first RA Dr. put me on Plaquenil, it seemed to work for six months, then stopped - I thought the dose would be adjusted but it wasn't, so I went to another RA Doc - C-RP wasn't too high, sero neg. Was put on methotrexate - I ended up with a mouth sore the NEXT day, then bumps started appearing on my face, like zits, but NOT zits. I didn't touch them, but they ulcerated, left me full of scars on face, legs, etc - I have been OFF methotrexate for 5 years AND still have the same problem along with a daily fever (100+) and severe sweating - I knew the bumps were a sign of being allergic to Methotrexate, I quit it right away, called Dr. to get in - they told me 3 months (I was an established patient). In terms of fever and sweating, the ONLY thing I have in common with some of these posts and drug lists is METHOTREXATE - I wouldn't allow a pet to take it. I seem to have more in common with a friend who as MS - but my reg. doc doesn't listen to that. I can't take bio. drugs (live in "fungal" region), so I take pain medicine - as little as possible, I guess the Methotrexate is STILL messing with my body. I have a very good acupuncturist - when I told him that my Doc. wasn't "sure" about RA, he poked me (lightly) with his finger in two places and ask which hurt more. He confirmed the RA as it travels on certain meridians in Chinese medicine. Had I picked a different spot for hurting more, then we would have to figure out what I really had. My joints are deteriorating but now I'm afraid of the drugs for RA, so I just put up with and manage the pain (which is extreme) with pain meds, cold therapy (I love my cryo-cuff), and acupuncture. I wish that the side effects of RA drugs weren't as bad as they are! Leaving Cymbalta, Lyrica, Plaquenil and Methotrexate (all at different times) OUT of my body made me realize that they did affect me - I was "foggy" and sluggish mentally but didn't really notice it until I quit them.

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