Elmiron and Colitis - from FDA reports
Colitis is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Colitis 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 Oct, 30, 2017
3,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 23 people (0.73%) have Colitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Elmiron when people have Colitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- female: 95.45 %
- male: 4.55 %
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 6.25 %
- 30-39: 6.25 %
- 40-49: 18.75 %
- 50-59: 37.5 %
- 60+: 31.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 8.70%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 4.35%)
- Pain (1 person, 4.35%)
- Multiple Myeloma (1 person, 4.35%)
- Crohn's Disease (1 person, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (2 people, 8.70%)
- Synthroid (2 people, 8.70%)
- Nexium (2 people, 8.70%)
- Clonazepam (2 people, 8.70%)
- Ibuprofen (1 person, 4.35%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rectal Haemorrhage (5 people, 21.74%)
- Oesophagitis (5 people, 21.74%)
- Antinuclear Antibody Positive (4 people, 17.39%)
- Weakness (2 people, 8.70%)
- Abdominal Pain (2 people, 8.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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