Elmiron and Colitis - from FDA reports


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 Clonazepam, and have Cystitis interstitial. This review analyzes which people have Colitis with Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,062 people who have side effects when taking Elmiron from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

3,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 19 people (0.62%) have Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Elmiron cause Colitis?

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%)
  • Gastroesophageal 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%)
  • Pain (2 people, 10.53%)
  • Diarrhea (2 people, 10.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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