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Review: could Stelara cause Cancer - colon?

We study 3,756 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 (latest outcomes from 3,771 users) has active ingredients of ustekinumab. It is often used in psoriasis.

Cancer - colon

Cancer - colon (latest reports from 42,293 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, colon cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 3,756 people reported to have side effects when taking Stelara. Among them, 18 people (0.48%) have Cancer - Colon. They amount to 0.04% of all the 41,707 people who have Cancer - Colon on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cancer - colon in Stelara reports

Time on Stelara when people have Cancer - colon * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cancer - colon0.00%33.33%33.33%22.22%11.11%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cancer - colon15.79%84.21%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cancer - colon0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%63.64%36.36%

Severity of Cancer - colon when taking Stelara ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cancer - colon ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Psoriasis (16 people, 88.89%)
  2. Dyslipidaemia (2 people, 11.11%)
  3. Myocardial ischaemia (2 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Folic acid (2 people, 11.11%)
  2. Bisoprolol fumarate (2 people, 11.11%)
  3. Simvastatin (2 people, 11.11%)
  4. Memantine hcl (2 people, 11.11%)
  5. Donepezil hcl (2 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Rheumatoid arthritis treated over the years with MTX & various biologics, developed psoriasis while on Orencia, worsened on Humira and Enbrel just now switching to Stelara

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I am on Glipizide ER 10mg for type 2 diabeties, which I take in the mornings. I also take 30 units of Lantus Solo Star insulin in the evening, which keeps my blood sugar in normal levels. Since beginning Stelara about 3 1/2 weeks ago my blood sugar levels have been 248 - 311. I am due for another injection of Stelara in a few day. Is stelara supposed to increase blood sugar levels and should I report this to my Dr.?

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I have had 3 periods sense my last shot one month ago, and this last period has lasted me 8 days so far and still counting. Im having bad pains in my lower stomach also. I went to the doctors and they couldn't find anything wrong with me.

    Reply

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