Review: could Coartem cause Borreliosis?


Summary

Borreliosis is reported only by a few people who take Coartem. We study 122 people who have side effects while taking Coartem from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Borreliosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Borreliosis and more.

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Coartem

Coartem has active ingredients of artemether; lumefantrine. It is often used in malaria. (latest outcomes from Coartem 135 users)

Borreliosis

Borreliosis (infectious disease caused by at least three species of bacteria belonging to the genus borreliae) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, lyme disease, joint pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 2,482 Borreliosis patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

122 people reported to have side effects when taking Coartem.
Among them, 2 people (1.64%) have Borreliosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coartem cause Borreliosis?

Time on Coartem when people have Borreliosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Borreliosis when taking Coartem *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Borreliosis when taking Coartem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Severity if Borreliosis when taking Coartem **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stomach Acid Test (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Pain Management (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lyme Disease - Chronic Persistent (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lyme Disease (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Nuvigil (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Hydroxyzine Pamoate (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Fluconazole (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Aspirin (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Paraesthesia (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lymphoma (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lethargy (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Fibromyalgia (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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