Who have Rectal haemorrhage with Elmiron - from FDA reports

Rectal haemorrhage is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Atarax, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,578 people who have side effects when taking Elmiron from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 15, 2018

3,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 20 people (0.56%) have Rectal haemorrhage

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Elmiron cause Rectal haemorrhage?

Time on Elmiron when people have Rectal haemorrhage *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rectal haemorrhage when taking Elmiron *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Rectal haemorrhage when taking Elmiron *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 2 people, 10.00%
  2. Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination): 1 person, 5.00%
  3. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel): 1 person, 5.00%
  4. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (haemoglobin in the urine): 1 person, 5.00%
  5. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 5.00%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Yaz: 1 person, 5.00%
  2. Xarelto: 1 person, 5.00%
  3. Amoxicillin: 1 person, 5.00%
  4. Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium: 1 person, 5.00%
  5. Atarax: 1 person, 5.00%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Colitis (inflammation of colon): 5 people, 25.00%
  2. Oesophagitis (inflammation of oesophagus): 4 people, 20.00%
  3. Antinuclear Antibody Positive: 4 people, 20.00%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 2 people, 10.00%
  5. Swelling: 2 people, 10.00%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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