Review: could Diclofenac Sodium cause Abdominal Pain?


Summary

Abdominal pain is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 14,140 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 390 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 14,911 users)

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 86,320 Abdominal pain patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

14,140 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 390 people (2.76%) have Abdominal Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac sodium cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have Abdominal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 42.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • female: 66.41 %
  • male: 33.59 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 2.65 %
  • 20-29: 13.82 %
  • 30-39: 11.47 %
  • 40-49: 9.71 %
  • 50-59: 15.59 %
  • 60+: 46.47 %

Severity if Abdominal Pain when taking Diclofenac Sodium **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Pain **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people)
  • Pain (30 people)
  • Osteoarthritis (30 people)
  • Back Pain (22 people)
  • Hypertension (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Acetaminophen (54 people)
  • Omeprazole (46 people)
  • Tramadol Hcl (39 people)
  • Humira (35 people)
  • Methotrexate (33 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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