Elmiron and Abdominal pain - from FDA reports

Abdominal pain is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Abdominal pain with Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,148 people who have side effects when taking Elmiron from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 24, 2018

3,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 111 people (3.53%) have Abdominal pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Elmiron cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Elmiron when people have Abdominal pain *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Elmiron *:

  • female: 94.44 %
  • male: 5.5600000000000005 %

Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Elmiron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.06 %
  • 20-29: 11.34 %
  • 30-39: 7.22 %
  • 40-49: 15.46 %
  • 50-59: 38.14 %
  • 60+: 25.77 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer: 11 people, 9.91%
  • Pain: 10 people, 9.01%
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 9 people, 8.11%
  • Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 9 people, 8.11%
  • Depression: 8 people, 7.21%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cymbalta: 27 people, 24.32%
  • Singulair: 26 people, 23.42%
  • Protonix: 26 people, 23.42%
  • Ibuprofen: 26 people, 23.42%
  • Ambien: 26 people, 23.42%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea: 45 people, 40.54%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 43 people, 38.74%
  • Pain: 32 people, 28.83%
  • Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 32 people, 28.83%
  • Nausea And Vomiting: 31 people, 27.93%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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