Colitis is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Cystitis interstitial . We study 2,875 people who have side effects while taking Elmiron from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 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 cystitis interstitial. (latest outcomes from Elmiron 2,995 users)
Colitis (inflammation of colon) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 20,029 Colitis patients).
On Sep, 18, 2016
2,875 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 19 people (0.66%) have Colitis
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I am 73, have had GERD for more than 10 years . It has been kept under control by Rabeprazole. I have had IC for 2 years, took Elmira for about 7months and stopped taking it because I saw no results. The IC has gotten worse, I now get bladder instillations and my doctor put me back on Elmiron. Now my acid reflux is coming back.
Hi, I'm Mike, I'm 66 and need to do something about right hip and knee. As a horse trainer I've used pentosan injections on my horses for years with good results - was wondering if there's an official way for me to get it for myself.
Hi, I am 73, have had GERD for more than 10 years . It has been kept under control by Rabeprazole. I have had IC for 2 years, took Elmira for about 7months and stopped taking it because I saw no results. The IC has gotten worse, I now get bladder instillations and my doctor put me back on ...
Hi, I am 72. I have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis many years ago and it rears its ugly head now and again but since being prescribed Doxazosin for hypertension, my colitis has flared up. I cannot get rid of it.
I am a multiple myeloma sufferer and I have experienced four bouts of diarrhea since June, 2015. The latest began on Dec. 2, and was diagnosed as colitis. It has been three weeks and it just keeps getting worse and bloodier. I just got out of the hospital for UTI, and the gastroenterology ...
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