A study for a 53 year old man who takes Vascepa - from FDA reports


49 males aged 53 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 53 year old male patient who has Hypertriglyceridaemia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jul, 18, 2018

49 males aged 53 (±5) who take Vascepa are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Vascepa for a 53-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 53
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Drugs taken:
    • Vascepa (icosapent ethyl)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Fatigue(feeling of tiredness): 0 (0% of males aged 53 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  3. Heart rate increased
  4. Disturbance in attention
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Sleep disorder
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Low density lipoprotein increased (cholesterol increased in blood)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pancreatic carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)
  2. Back pain
  3. Abdominal pain
  4. Metastases to liver (cancer spreads to liver)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Product odor abnormal
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  2. Persecutory delusion
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Swelling face
  2. Heart disease
  3. Sinus headache (headache caused by sinus infections)
  4. Injection site reaction
  5. Cardiomyopathy alcoholic

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Type Iia Hyperlipidaemia (abnormally elevated levels of any or all lipids and/or lipoproteins in the blood- type iia): 6 people, 12.24%
  2. Diabetes : 5 people, 10.20%
  3. Type 2 Diabetes : 4 people, 8.16%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 3 people, 6.12%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 3 people, 6.12%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zetia (7 people, 14.29%)
  2. Metformin (6 people, 12.24%)
  3. Juxtapid (5 people, 10.20%)
  4. Januvia (5 people, 10.20%)
  5. Androgel (5 people, 10.20%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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