Review: could Pentasa cause Pancreatitis?
We study 6,721 people who have side effects while taking Pentasa from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Pentasa (latest outcomes from 6,944 users) has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in crohn's disease.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 197,238 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 6,721 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa. Among them, 70 people (1.04%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.04% of all the 197,234 people who have Pancreatitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Pentasa when people have Pancreatitis * :
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Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Pentasa * :
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Pentasa * :
Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Pentasa ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (31 people, 44.29%)
- Colitis ulcerative (16 people, 22.86%)
- Pain (5 people, 7.14%)
- Abdominal pain (5 people, 7.14%)
- Haemorrhoids (4 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Remicade (21 people, 30.00%)
- Flagyl (9 people, 12.86%)
- Azathioprine (7 people, 10.00%)
- Sulfasalazine (6 people, 8.57%)
- Clostridium butyricum (5 people, 7.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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was only on the drug for 2 weeks.then got pancreattitis
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On eHealthMe, Pentasa (mesalamine) is often used for crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions Pentasa is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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