Review: could Stelara cause Cancer - Colon?


Summary

Cancer - colon is found among people who take Stelara, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Psoriasis . We study 3,533 people who have side effects while taking Stelara from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Cancer - colon. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - colon and more.

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Stelara

Stelara has active ingredients of ustekinumab. It is often used in psoriasis. (latest outcomes from Stelara 3,534 users)

Cancer - Colon

Cancer - colon has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, rashes, agranulocytosis, diarrhea (latest reports from 18,568 Cancer - colon patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

3,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Stelara.
Among them, 18 people (0.51%) have Cancer - Colon


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Stelara cause Cancer - colon?

Time on Stelara when people have Cancer - Colon *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cancer - Colon when taking Stelara *:

  • female: 17.65 %
  • male: 82.35 %

Age of people who have Cancer - Colon when taking Stelara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 55.56 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (14 people)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (2 people)
  • Dyslipidaemia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Simvastatin (2 people)
  • Remicade (2 people)
  • Folic Acid (2 people)
  • Calcipotriol (2 people)
  • Aspirin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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