Actifed and Ulcer - stomach - from FDA reports

Ulcer - stomach is found among people who take Actifed, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zolpidem, and have Osteoarthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 719 people who have side effects when taking Actifed from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 11, 2018

719 people reported to have side effects when taking Actifed.
Among them, 14 people (1.95%) have Ulcer - stomach

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Actifed cause Ulcer - stomach?

Time on Actifed when people have Ulcer - stomach *:

  • < 1 month: 30 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 70 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer - stomach when taking Actifed *:

  • female: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

Age of people who have Ulcer - stomach when taking Actifed *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 10 people, 71.43%
  2. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 9 people, 64.29%
  3. Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat): 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Breast Cancer: 2 people, 14.29%
  5. The Flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus): 1 person, 7.14%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 2 people, 14.29%
  2. Ondansetron: 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Macrobid: 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Lovenox: 2 people, 14.29%
  5. Zolpidem: 2 people, 14.29%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Anaemia (lack of blood): 10 people, 71.43%
  2. Gastritis Erosive (a break in the surface layer of the membrane lining the stomach with infection): 9 people, 64.29%
  3. Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools): 7 people, 50.00%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 3 people, 21.43%
  5. Vaginal Bleeding: 2 people, 14.29%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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