Elmiron and Colitis - from FDA reports
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 Clonazepam, and have Cystitis interstitial. This review analyzes which people have Colitis with Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,859 people who have side effects when taking Elmiron from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 15, 2017
2,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 19 people (0.66%) have Colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Elmiron when people have Colitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- female: 94.44 %
- male: 5.56 %
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 8.33 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 41.67 %
- 60+: 33.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cystitis Interstitial (12 people, 63.16%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 10.53%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 5.26%)
- Pain (1 person, 5.26%)
- Crohn's Disease (1 person, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (2 people, 10.53%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 10.53%)
- Nexium (2 people, 10.53%)
- Clonazepam (2 people, 10.53%)
- Ibuprofen (1 person, 5.26%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rectal Haemorrhage (5 people, 26.32%)
- Oesophagitis (5 people, 26.32%)
- Antinuclear Antibody Positive (4 people, 21.05%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (2 people, 10.53%)
- Pain (2 people, 10.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Colitis when taking Elmiron?
Elmiron has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic). (latest outcomes from Elmiron 3,105 users)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with acne, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 20,740 Colitis patients).
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