Could Pentasa cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports
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 . We study 10,659 people who have side effects while taking Pentasa from FDA. Among them, 79 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Pentasa has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Pentasa 11,075 users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,326 Pancreatitis patients).
On Dec, 20, 2016
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:
Time on Pentasa when people have Pancreatitis *:
- < 1 month: 54.55 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.55 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.09 %
- 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%)
- Gallstones (5 people, 6.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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