Review: could Viagra cause Ulcerative Colitis?


Summary

Ulcerative colitis is found among people who take Viagra, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne . We study 37,637 people who have side effects while taking Viagra from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis and more.

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Viagra

Viagra has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Viagra 38,310 users)

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) has been reported by people with infusion related reaction, breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective (latest reports from 26,455 Ulcerative colitis patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

37,637 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra.
Among them, 18 people (0.05%) have Ulcerative Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Viagra cause Ulcerative colitis?

Time on Viagra when people have Ulcerative Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 90 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ulcerative Colitis when taking Viagra *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Ulcerative Colitis when taking Viagra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 56.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Severity if Ulcerative Colitis when taking Viagra **:

  • least: 100 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ulcerative Colitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (10 people)
  • Migraine (9 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (5 people)
  • Gastric Ulcer (2 people)
  • Anxiety (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (11 people)
  • Zomig (9 people)
  • Flonase (9 people)
  • Claritin (9 people)
  • Amoxicillin (9 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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