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 1,872 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 1,989 Elmiron users)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 15,678 Colitis patients)
On Jan, 10, 2015: 1,872 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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From this study (8 months ago):
total of four c sections had ovary removed then had large cyst removed off other ovary then hysterectomy done had colonscopy had polyps removed due to inflamed doctor said
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had colonscopy had polyps removed due to inflamed doctor said
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just had colonoscopy
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