Will you have Aggression with Asacol - from FDA reports

Summary

Aggression is found among people who take Asacol, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Pepcid, and have Blood testosterone decreased. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,768 people who have side effects when taking Asacol from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on mesalamine (the active ingredients of Asacol) and Asacol (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Aggression are also considered in the study.

What is Asacol?

Asacol has active ingredients of mesalamine. It is often used in ulcerative colitis. (latest outcomes from Asacol 13,451 users)

What is Aggression?

Aggression has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia (latest reports from 47,331 Aggression patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 14, 2019

12,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Asacol.
Among them, 26 people (0.2%) have Aggression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Asacol cause Aggression?

Time on Asacol when people have Aggression *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Asacol *:

  • female: 23.08 %
  • male: 76.92 %

Age of people who have Aggression when taking Asacol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.33 %
  • 20-29: 4.17 %
  • 30-39: 33.33 %
  • 40-49: 20.83 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 20.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Blood Testosterone Decreased: 3 people, 11.54%
  2. Pain: 2 people, 7.69%
  3. Diabetic Neuropathy (neuropathic disorders that are associated with diabetes mellitus): 2 people, 7.69%
  4. Depression: 2 people, 7.69%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 7.69%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 7.69%
  7. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 2 people, 7.69%
  8. Acromegaly (body produces too much growth hormone, leading to excess growth of body tissues): 2 people, 7.69%
  9. Blood Pressure Management: 1 person, 3.85%
  10. Bladder Spasm: 1 person, 3.85%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Wellbutrin: 6 people, 23.08%
  2. Pepcid: 6 people, 23.08%
  3. Ativan: 5 people, 19.23%
  4. Nexium: 5 people, 19.23%
  5. Zyprexa: 4 people, 15.38%
  6. Lexapro: 4 people, 15.38%
  7. Serzone: 4 people, 15.38%
  8. Prednisolone: 4 people, 15.38%
  9. Synthroid: 4 people, 15.38%
  10. Zyban: 4 people, 15.38%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Irritability: 8 people, 30.77%
  2. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 7 people, 26.92%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 7 people, 26.92%
  4. Memory Loss: 7 people, 26.92%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 7 people, 26.92%
  6. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood): 6 people, 23.08%
  7. Abdominal Pain: 6 people, 23.08%
  8. Disturbance In Attention: 6 people, 23.08%
  9. Depression: 6 people, 23.08%
  10. Dizziness: 6 people, 23.08%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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