Elmiron side effects - from FDA reports


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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 3,150 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 3,400 users)

On Nov, 29, 2017

3,150 people who take Elmiron are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Elmiron side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • alopecia
  • blood pressure increased
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • nausea
  • neutropenia
  • pain
  • palpitations
  • pruritus
1 - 6 months:
  • hepatic failure
  • loss of consciousness
  • pain
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • abdominal pain lower
  • ageusia
  • alopecia
  • anger
6 - 12 months:
  • neutropenia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • eye swelling
  • faeces discoloured
  • hypersensitivity
  • intracranial aneurysm
1 - 2 years:
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • hepatic pain
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • hysterectomy
  • migraine
  • pain
  • retinal haemorrhage
  • somnolence
  • thrombocytopenia
  • treatment failure
2 - 5 years:
  • alopecia
  • back pain
  • cardiac failure
  • colitis
  • multiple allergies
  • pain
  • petechiae
  • petit mal epilepsy
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • rib fracture
5 - 10 years:
  • increased tendency to bruise
  • infertility female
  • osteoporosis
  • rash
  • seasonal allergy
  • weight decreased
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • adrenal insufficiency
  • colitis
  • faecal incontinence
10+ years:
  • breast cancer
  • bladder pain
  • hyperchlorhydria
  • pollakiuria
  • vomiting
not specified:
  • weight decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • alopecia
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • vision blurred
  • adverse event

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • weight decreased
  • alopecia
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • headache
  • pruritus
male:
  • nausea
  • neutropenia
  • vomiting
  • somnolence
  • weight decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • vision blurred
  • alopecia
  • balance disorder

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • alopecia
  • bladder pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • drug effect decreased
  • hypothyroidism
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • pelvic pain
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • alopecia
  • drug ineffective
  • drug screen positive
  • gallbladder disorder
30-39:
  • weight decreased
  • neutropenia
  • syncope
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • alopecia
  • cholelithiasis
  • headache
  • nausea
40-49:
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • alopecia
  • weight decreased
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • insomnia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • pain
  • rash
50-59:
  • drug ineffective
  • alopecia
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • accidental overdose
  • vomiting
  • vaginal candidiasis
  • weight increased
  • asthenia
  • crohn's disease
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • pruritus
  • vomiting
  • alopecia
  • somnolence
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain upper

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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