Pentasa and Fever - from FDA reports


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 Humira, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Fever with Pentasa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,659 people who have side effects when taking Pentasa from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 27, 2017

10,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa.
Among them, 648 people (6.08%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pentasa cause Fever?

Time on Pentasa when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 42.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.01 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.6 %
  • 10+ years: 6.31 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa *:

  • female: 51.79 %
  • male: 48.21 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 1.42 %
  • 10-19: 10.82 %
  • 20-29: 20.92 %
  • 30-39: 21.45 %
  • 40-49: 14.72 %
  • 50-59: 16.31 %
  • 60+: 14.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (401 people, 61.88%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (105 people, 16.20%)
  • Pain (37 people, 5.71%)
  • Preventive Health Care (29 people, 4.48%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (26 people, 4.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (209 people, 32.25%)
  • Remicade (173 people, 26.70%)
  • Imuran (67 people, 10.34%)
  • Prednisone (58 people, 8.95%)
  • Prednisolone (54 people, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (88 people, 13.58%)
  • Abdominal Pain (85 people, 13.12%)
  • Crohn's Disease (84 people, 12.96%)
  • Nausea (79 people, 12.19%)
  • Headache (77 people, 11.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Pentasa

Pentasa has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Pentasa 11,081 users)

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