Elmiron and Colitis (expanded source)
Colitis is found among people who take Elmiron, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Colitis with Elmiron. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,303 people who have side effects when taking Elmiron from FDA and eHealthme, and is updated regularly.
3,303 people reported to have side effects when taking Elmiron.
Among them, 25 people (0.76%) 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: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20 %
- 10+ years: 20 %
Gender of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- female: 95.83 %
- male: 4.17 %
Age of people who have Colitis when taking Elmiron *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 5.56 %
- 30-39: 5.56 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 38.89 %
- 60+: 33.33 %
Severity of Colitis *:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 100 %
How people recovered from Colitis *:
- while on drug: 0.0 %
- after off the drug: 100 %
- not yet: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 8.00%
- Supplementation Therapy: 1 person, 4.00%
- Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 4.00%
- Rickets (softening of bones): 1 person, 4.00%
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 4.00%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax: 2 people, 8.00%
- Clonazepam: 2 people, 8.00%
- Synthroid: 2 people, 8.00%
- Nexium: 2 people, 8.00%
- Zoloft: 1 person, 4.00%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Oesophagitis (inflammation of oesophagus): 5 people, 20.00%
- Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus): 5 people, 20.00%
- Antinuclear Antibody Positive: 4 people, 16.00%
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 8.00%
- Constipation: 2 people, 8.00%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Elmiron has active ingredients of pentosan polysulfate sodium. It is often used in interstitial cystitis (ic). (latest outcomes from Elmiron 3,401 users)
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