Elmiron side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Elmiron side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Elmiron. The review is based on 3,580 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Elmiron

Elmiron has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic). (latest outcomes from Elmiron 3,831 users)


On Oct, 09, 2018

3,580 people who take Elmiron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Elmiron side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Coeliac disease (simple food intolerance)
  • Vomiting
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Blood pressure increased
  • Diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • Weight decreased
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Hepatic failure (liver failure)
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Pain
6 - 12 months:
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis (allergic inflammatory condition of the oesophagus)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Abnormal loss of weight
  • Diarrhoea

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Weight decreased
  • Pain
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Drug ineffective
male:
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Balance disorder
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
2-9:
  • Poor venous access
10-19:
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis (allergic inflammatory condition of the oesophagus)
  • Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Pelvic pain

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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