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Actiq Diarrhoea Side Effects

Actiq Diarrhoea Side Effect Reports


The following Actiq Diarrhoea side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Diarrhoea, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Actiq or it might take time to develop.



Withdrawal Syndrome, Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle Twitching, Diarrhoea, Pain In Jaw, Jaw Fracture, Otitis Media, Sinusitis

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 31-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pain. The patient was prescribed Actiq (dosage: Bid Prn), which was started on 2006. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Actiq the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pain In Jaw
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Sinusitis
These side effects may potentially be related to Actiq.
Diarrhoea, Off Label Use

This Diarrhoea Actiq side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Nov 12, 2012. A male , weighting 118.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Actiq. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Off Label Use
. Actiq dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Contusion, Diarrhoea, Fall, Gastroenteritis, Mass, Nausea, Vomiting

This is a Actiq side effect report of a 46-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: neuralgia, who was treated with Actiq (dosage:2400 Mcg (800 Mcg, 3 In 1 D), Bu, start time: Jan 01, 2004), combined with:
  • Avinza
  • Soma
  • Wellbutrin
  • Prozac
, and developed a serious reaction and a Diarrhoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Contusion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fall
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Mass
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actiq treatment in female patients suffering from neuralgia, resulting in Diarrhoea.

Contusion, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Fall, Hepatic Failure, Road Traffic Accident

A 44-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: demyelination,autoimmune disorder started Actiq treatment (dosage: 800 Mcg, 6-8 A Day, Bu) on Jan 01, 2005. Soon after starting Actiq treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Contusion
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fall
  • Hepatic Failure
  • Road Traffic Accident
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Methotrexate
  • Oxycontin
  • Folic Acid
  • Nexium
  • Zelnorm /01470301/ (tegaserod)
  • Plaquenil /00072601/ (hydrochloroquine)
  • Ambien
  • Imitrex /01044801/ (sumatriptan)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Actiq side effects, such as Diarrhoea.
Diarrhoea, Feeling Of Body Temperature Change, Inadequate Analgesia, Incorrect Dose Administered, Muscle Spasms, Nausea, Pyrexia

A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Actiq on Apr 15, 2009. Patient felt the following Actiq side effects: diarrhoea, feeling of body temperature change, inadequate analgesia, incorrect dose administered, muscle spasms, nausea, pyrexia Additional patient health information: male , 45 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Actiq dosage: (400 Mcg),bu. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Soma
  • Vicodin
  • Fentanyl
  • Oxycodone Hcl
Abnormal Faeces, Body Temperature Increased, Diarrhoea, Gallbladder Obstruction

This report suggests a potential Actiq Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 77-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): fibromyalgia and used Actiq (dosage: 200 Ug Qid Buccal) starting Jan 01, 2008. Soon after starting Actiq the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Abnormal Faeces
  • Body Temperature Increased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gallbladder Obstruction
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Actiq demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Abnormal Dreams, Anorexia, Convulsion, Delirium Tremens, Diarrhoea

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Jun 19, 2007 by a male taking Actiq (dosage: 7200 Ug Qd Buccal) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 43 years of age, weighting 220.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Actiq side effects: abdominal pain upper, abnormal dreams, anorexia, convulsion, delirium tremens, diarrhoea. Additional medications/treatments:
Diarrhoea, Feeling Abnormal, Glossodynia, Paraesthesia, Scar, Tongue Disorder, Vomiting

This Diarrhoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 53-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): pain.On NS a consumer started treatment with Actique (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Accupril
  • Toporol
  • Excel
  • Symbolta
  • Methadone Hcl
  • Seroques
  • Mehtylphenidale
When commencing Actique, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Glossodynia
  • Paraesthesia
  • Scar
  • Tongue Disorder
  • Vomiting
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Diarrhoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Accidental Overdose, Blood Pressure Decreased, Dependence, Diarrhoea, Dysarthria, Heart Rate Increased, Hyperhidrosis, Hyporeflexia, Loss Of Consciousness

This is a Actiq side effect report of a 26-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: back pain,surgery and was treated with Actiq (dosage: 1200 Ug Qid Buccal) starting May 28, 2006. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Accidental Overdose
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Dependence
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysarthria
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyporeflexia
  • Loss Of Consciousness
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Actiq could cause Diarrhoea and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Abdominal Pain, Cholecystitis Infective, Dehydration, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal Disorder, Nausea, Pyrexia, Vomiting

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Sep 12, 2005. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 36 years of age, weighting 200.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Actiq. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Actiq side effects: abdominal pain, cholecystitis infective, dehydration, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal disorder, nausea, pyrexia, vomiting. Actiq dosage: 1200 Ug Qd Buccal.
Associated medications used:
  • Topamax
  • Inderal
  • Elavil
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Actiq.
Accidental Exposure, Arrhythmia, Cardiac Disorder, Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Chest Pain, Conduction Disorder, Diarrhoea

This Diarrhoea side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 59-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Actiq (dosage: NA), which was started on May 31, 2003. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Actiq the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Accidental Exposure
  • Arrhythmia
  • Cardiac Disorder
  • Cardio-respiratory Arrest
  • Chest Pain
  • Conduction Disorder
  • Diarrhoea
These side effects may potentially be related to Actiq.
Chills, Decreased Appetite, Diarrhoea, Hyperhidrosis

This Diarrhoea Actiq side effect was reported by a physician from on Mar 14, 2005. A Female , 72 years of age, weighting 161.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Actiq. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Chills
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hyperhidrosis
. Actiq dosage: 800 Ug Buccal. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Chest Pain, Conduction Disorder, Diarrhoea, Dyspnoea, Electrolyte Imbalance, Hypotension, Respiratory Depression, Tachycardia

This is a Actiq side effect report of a 59-year-old patient (weight:NA) from , suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Actiq (dosage:NA, start time: May 31, 2003), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Diarrhoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Cardio-respiratory Arrest
  • Chest Pain
  • Conduction Disorder
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Electrolyte Imbalance
  • Hypotension
  • Respiratory Depression
  • Tachycardia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Actiq treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Diarrhoea.

DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS, refer to terms of use for additional information.

Actiq Diarrhoea Causes and Reviews


What is diarrhea?

Diarrhea is loose, watery stools (bowel movements). You have diarrhea if you have loose stools three or more times in one day. Acute diarrhea is diarrhea that lasts a short time. It is a common problem. It usually lasts about one or two days, but it may last longer. Then it goes away on its own.

Diarrhea lasting more than a few days may be a sign of a more serious problem. Chronic diarrhea -- diarrhea that lasts at least four weeks -- can be a symptom of a chronic disease. Chronic diarrhea symptoms may be continual, or they may come and go.

Who gets diarrhea?

People of all ages can get diarrhea. On average, adults In the United States have acute diarrhea once a year. Young children have it an average of twice a year.

People who visit developing countries are at risk for traveler's diarrhea. It is caused by consuming contaminated food or water.

What causes diarrhea?

The most common causes of diarrhea include

  • Bacteria from contaminated food or water
  • Viruses such as the flu, norovirus, or rotavirus . Rotavirus is the most common cause of acute diarrhea in children.
  • Parasites, which are tiny organisms found in contaminated food or water
  • Medicines such as antibiotics, cancer drugs, and antacids that contain magnesium
  • Food intolerances and sensitivities, which are problems digesting certain ingredients or foods. An example is lactose intolerance.
  • Diseases that affect the stomach, small intestine, or colon, such as Crohn's disease
  • Problems with how the colon functions, such as irritable bowel syndrome

Some people also get diarrhea after stomach surgery, because sometimes the surgeries can cause food to move through your digestive system more quickly.

Sometimes no cause can be found. If your diarrhea goes away within a few days, finding the cause is usually not necessary.

What other symptoms might I have with diarrhea?

Other possible symptoms of diarrhea include

  • Cramps or pain in the abdomen
  • An urgent need to use the bathroom
  • Loss of bowel control

If a virus or bacteria is the cause of your diarrhea, you may also have a fever, chills, and bloody stools.

Diarrhea can cause dehydration, which means that your body does not have enough fluid to work properly. Dehydration can be serious, especially for children, older adults, and people with weakened immune systems.

When should I see a doctor for diarrhea?

Although it is usually not harmful, diarrhea can become dangerous or signal a more serious problem. Contact your health care provider if you have

  • Signs of dehydration
  • Diarrhea for more than 2 days, if you are an adult. For children, contact the provider if it lasts more than 24 hours.
  • Severe pain in your abdomen or rectum (for adults)
  • A fever of 102 degrees or higher
  • Stools containing blood or pus
  • Stools that are black and tarry

If children have diarrhea, parents or caregivers should not hesitate to call a health care provider. Diarrhea can be especially dangerous in newborns and infants.

How is the cause of diarrhea diagnosed?

To find the cause of diarrhea, your health care provider may

  • Do a physical exam
  • Ask about any medicines you are taking
  • Test your stool or blood to look for bacteria, parasites, or other signs of disease or infection
  • Ask you to stop eating certain foods to see whether your diarrhea goes away

If you have chronic diarrhea, your health care provider may perform other tests to look for signs of disease.

What are the treatments for diarrhea?

Diarrhea is treated by replacing lost fluids and electrolytes to prevent dehydration. Depending on the cause of the problem, you may need medicines to stop the diarrhea or treat an infection.

Adults with diarrhea should drink water, fruit juices, sports drinks, sodas without caffeine, and salty broths. As your symptoms improve, you can eat soft, bland food.

Children with diarrhea should be given oral rehydration solutions to replace lost fluids and electrolytes.

Can diarrhea be prevented?

Two types of diarrhea can be prevented - rotavirus diarrhea and traveler's diarrhea. There are vaccines for rotavirus. They are given to babies in two or three doses.

You can help prevent traveler's diarrhea by being careful about what you eat and drink when you are in developing countries:

  • Use only bottled or purified water for drinking, making ice cubes, and brushing your teeth
  • If you do use tap water, boil it or use iodine tablets
  • Make sure that the cooked food you eat is fully cooked and served hot
  • Avoid unwashed or unpeeled raw fruits and vegetables

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


Actiq Diarrhoea Reviews

Fri, 20 Aug 2010
My mom, aged 77, just completed her 3rd ipi infusion Wed 8/18. It started in her lungs. Brain metastisis with removal of one tumor June 9, 2010. 4-5 small tumors still. She's not 100% mentally alert, but she tells us the pain from the tumors on her upper thign feel like blistering sunburn. She has not been eating lately, only drinking boost. Her oncologist is treating the pain on her legs wtih lidocaine patches and that seems to help. She also has a fentanyl patch on her arm and uses Actiq 'lollipops's for pain control.
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