A study for a 53 year old woman who takes Otezla - from FDA reports


3,481 females aged 53 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 53 year old female patient who has Pustular Psoriasis. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 15, 2018

3,481 females aged 53 (±5) who take Otezla are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Otezla for a 53-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 53
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Pustular Psoriasis
  • Drugs taken:
    • Otezla (apremilast)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Back Pain: 41 (1.18% of females 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

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Abdominal pain
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Joint pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Abdominal discomfort
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Rashes (redness)
  5. Upper respiratory tract infection
2 - 5 years:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Abdominal pain
5 - 10 years:
  1. Diarrhea
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
  5. Drug ineffective
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 1,679 people, 48.23%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1,489 people, 42.78%
  3. High Blood Pressure : 80 people, 2.30%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 61 people, 1.75%
  5. Pain : 53 people, 1.52%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vitamin D (144 people, 4.14%)
  2. Methotrexate (138 people, 3.96%)
  3. Enbrel (108 people, 3.10%)
  4. Synthroid (107 people, 3.07%)
  5. Metformin (90 people, 2.59%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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