Review: could Elmiron cause Colitis?
Summary: Colitis is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Cystitis interstitial.
We study 1,874 people who have side effects while taking Elmiron from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Colitis and more.
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Elmiron has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic). (latest outcomes from 1,991 Elmiron users)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 15,681 Colitis patients)
On Mar, 30, 2015: 1,874 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron. Among them, 17 people (0.91%) have Colitis.
Time on Elmiron when people have Colitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron * :
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron * :
Severity of Colitis when taking Elmiron ** :
How people recovered from Colitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Cystitis interstitial (11 people, 64.71%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 5.88%)
- Pain (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (3 people, 17.65%)
- Cozaar (2 people, 11.76%)
- Zestril (2 people, 11.76%)
- Cardizem (2 people, 11.76%)
- Elavil (1 people, 5.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Elmiron for a 8-year old girl with Interstitial Cystitis (IC). The patient has Heart Palpitations
- A study of drug interactions between Trazodone Hydrochloride, Metformin, Vivitrol, Montelukast Sodium, Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystalline, Amlodipine Besylate, Eszopiclone, Hydrochlorothiazide, Baclofen, Savella, Levothyroxine Thyroid, Hydroxyzine, Myrbetriq, Elmiron, Dexilant, Ranitidine, Namenda, Synthroid for a 59-year old man with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Diabetes, Rsd, Allergy, Acute Bladder Infection, Spasm Of The Esophagus, Edema, Spasmodic Bladder, Thyroid Disorder, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Frequent Or Urgent Urination, Pelvic Pain Syndrome, Gurcha. The patient has Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Elmiron for a 38-year old woman with Bladder Discomfort. The patient has Palpitations
- A study of drug interactions between Femring, Norethindrone, Estrogel, Synthroid, Elmiron, Fluoxetine, Wellbutrin Sr, Lamictal for a 60-year old woman with Menopause, Thyroid Disorder, Depression. The patient has Tremor, Tinnitus
- A study of side effects of Metformin for a 51-year old man with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Colitis
Recent Elmiron related drug comparison:
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