Could Pentasa cause 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 . We study 10,792 people who have side effects while taking Pentasa from FDA. Among them, 648 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 Pentasa 11,068 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, hepatitis c (latest reports from 242,237 Fever patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

10,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa.
Among them, 648 people (6.0%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pentasa cause Fever?

Time on Pentasa when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 41.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.65 %
  • 10+ years: 6.19 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa *:

  • female: 51.63 %
  • male: 48.37 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Pentasa *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 1.42 %
  • 10-19: 10.64 %
  • 20-29: 21.1 %
  • 30-39: 21.63 %
  • 40-49: 14.72 %
  • 50-59: 16.13 %
  • 60+: 14.18 %

Severity of Fever **:

  • least: 50 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (209 people, 32.25%)
  • Remicade (172 people, 26.54%)
  • Imuran (67 people, 10.34%)
  • Prednisone (58 people, 8.95%)
  • Prednisolone (54 people, 8.33%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (37 people, 5.71%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Diarrhea (88 people, 13.58%)
  • Abdominal Pain (85 people, 13.12%)
  • Nausea (79 people, 12.19%)
  • Headache (78 people, 12.04%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (76 people, 11.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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