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Review: could Pentasa cause Fever?

Summary: Fever is found among people who take Pentasa, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Remicade, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 6,733 people who have side effects while taking Pentasa from FDA and social media. Among them, 500 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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Pentasa

Pentasa has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from 6,956 Pentasa users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 168,821 Fever patients)

On Feb, 4, 2015: 6,730 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa. Among them, 500 people (7.43%) have Fever.

Trend of Fever in Pentasa reports

Time on Pentasa when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever44.55%26.36%11.82%1.82%6.36%2.73%6.36%

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa * :

FemaleMale
Fever52.26%47.74%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.20%1.64%11.86%21.47%21.68%14.31%15.34%13.50%

Severity of Fever when taking Pentasa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (325 people, 65.00%)
  2. Colitis ulcerative (93 people, 18.60%)
  3. Prophylaxis (31 people, 6.20%)
  4. Pain (20 people, 4.00%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 3.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Remicade (173 people, 34.60%)
  2. Humira (132 people, 26.40%)
  3. Imuran (59 people, 11.80%)
  4. Prednisolone (58 people, 11.60%)
  5. Prednisone (54 people, 10.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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