Review: could Tylenol cause Rectal bleeding?
Summary: Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Tylenol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Back pain - low.
We study 53,059 people who have side effects while taking Tylenol from FDA and social media. Among them, 66 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.
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Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 55,638 Tylenol users)
Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 3,156 Rectal bleeding patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 53,057 people reported to have side effects when taking Tylenol. Among them, 66 people (0.12%) have Rectal Bleeding.
Time on Tylenol when people have Rectal bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rectal bleeding||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Tylenol * :
|Rectal bleeding||58.46%||41.54% |
Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Tylenol * :
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||4.76%||7.94%||1.59%||11.11%||15.87%||19.05%||39.68% |
Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Tylenol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain - back (1 people, 1.52%)
- Pain in jaw (1 people, 1.52%)
- Pain (1 people, 1.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (13 people, 19.70%)
- Zantac (9 people, 13.64%)
- Vioxx (8 people, 12.12%)
- Morphine (8 people, 12.12%)
- Aspirin (7 people, 10.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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