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From FDA reports: side effects of Propylene Glycol for a Male patient aged 56

This is a personalized study for a 56 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 11,189 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 11,189 people who reported to have side effects when taking Propylene Glycol are studied

Trend of Propylene Glycol's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3023126)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 56

Gender: male

Drugs taking:
- Propylene Glycol

Side effects have: Solvent Sensitivity, Immunosuppression, Gingival Infection, Feeling Of Body Temperature Change, Dermatitis, Blood Urine Present

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 56 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Solvent Sensitivity2 (0.28%)
Immunosuppression9 (1.26%)
Gingival Infection (gum infection)24 (3.35%)
Feeling Of Body Temperature Change2 (0.28%)
Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)3 (0.42%)
Blood Urine Present4 (0.56%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 56 (±5) in the use of Propylene Glycol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)232
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)214
Pyrexia (fever)181
Pain180
Anxiety178
Vomiting162
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)146
Constipation124
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)123
Abdominal Pain118

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 56 (±5) in long term use of Propylene Glycol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety2
Depression2
Abnormal Behaviour2
Suicidal Ideation2
Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)2
Aggression2
Anger2

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Solvent Sensitivity2 (0.02%)
Immunosuppression81 (0.72%)
Gingival Infection (gum infection)48 (0.43%)
Feeling Of Body Temperature Change18 (0.16%)
Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it)90 (0.80%)
Blood Urine Present36 (0.32%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Propylene Glycol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Asthenia (weakness)3,195
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)3,088
Anxiety2,808
Vomiting2,749
Pain2,627
Diarrhoea2,492
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)2,464
Constipation2,158
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,999
Anaemia (lack of blood)1,564

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Propylene Glycol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety39
Depression22
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)18
Failure To Thrive (inadequate weight gain and physical growth in children)18
Drug Exposure During Pregnancy18
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)16
Laryngomalacia (a congenital softening of the tissues of the larynx)16
Apnoeic Attack16
Pulmonary Artery Stenosis Congenital (congenital -narrowing (stenosis) that occurs in the lung artery)16
Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)16

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