Pentasa and Pancreatitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Pentasa, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Remicade, and have Crohn's disease. This review analyzes which people have Pancreatitis 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 Mar, 24, 2017

10,659 people reported to have side effects when taking Pentasa.
Among them, 79 people (0.74%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pentasa cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Pentasa when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 56.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.35 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Pentasa *:

  • female: 53.33 %
  • male: 46.67 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Pentasa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.9 %
  • 10-19: 24.64 %
  • 20-29: 14.49 %
  • 30-39: 17.39 %
  • 40-49: 23.19 %
  • 50-59: 4.35 %
  • 60+: 13.04 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (37 people, 46.84%)
  • Ulcerative Colitis (16 people, 20.25%)
  • Pain (6 people, 7.59%)
  • Insomnia (5 people, 6.33%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 5.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Remicade (18 people, 22.78%)
  • Humira (12 people, 15.19%)
  • Flagyl (8 people, 10.13%)
  • Zantac (6 people, 7.59%)
  • Imuran (6 people, 7.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (8 people, 10.13%)
  • Lipase Increased (7 people, 8.86%)
  • Diarrhea (7 people, 8.86%)
  • Drug Ineffective (6 people, 7.59%)
  • Abdominal Pain (5 people, 6.33%)

* 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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