A study for a 69 year old woman who takes Xeljanz - from FDA reports


4,620 females aged 69 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 69 year old female patient who has Ra. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Aug, 16, 2018

4,620 females aged 69 (±5) who take Xeljanz are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xeljanz for a 69-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 69
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Ra
  • Drugs taken:
    • Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Dry Mouth: 34 (0.74% of females aged 69 (±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. Diarrhea
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Pain in extremity
  4. Abdominal pain upper
  5. Urinary tract infection
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Breathing difficulty
  9. Weakness
  10. Feeling abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Pain
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  8. Urinary tract infection
  9. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  10. Joint pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Urinary tract infection
  3. Joint pain
  4. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  5. Pain
  6. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  7. Peripheral swelling
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Pain in extremity
  10. High blood pressure
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Fall
  4. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  5. Fever
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Pain
  8. High blood pressure
  9. Joint pain
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Urinary tract infection
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  6. Pain
  7. Arthropathy
  8. Fall
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Bronchiectasis (abnormal widening of the bronchi or their branches, causing a risk of infection)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Urinary tract infection
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  3. Kyphosis (a condition of over-curvature of the thoracic vertebrae (upper back))
  4. Spondylitic myelopathy (an inflammation of the vertebra)
  5. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  6. Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (cancer of type of salivary gland malignancy in adults)
  7. Infarction (obstruction of the blood supply to an organ or region of tissue)
  8. Abdominal pain
  9. Back pain
  10. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Pain
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Joint pain
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Pain in extremity
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  9. Urinary tract infection
  10. Peripheral swelling

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 226 people, 4.89%
  2. Pain : 194 people, 4.20%
  3. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 149 people, 3.23%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 125 people, 2.71%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 95 people, 2.06%
  6. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 83 people, 1.80%
  7. Diabetes : 67 people, 1.45%
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 66 people, 1.43%
  9. Depression : 60 people, 1.30%
  10. Preventive Health Care : 56 people, 1.21%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Methotrexate (390 people, 8.44%)
  2. Enbrel (321 people, 6.95%)
  3. Plaquenil (259 people, 5.61%)
  4. Vitamin D (217 people, 4.70%)
  5. Humira (175 people, 3.79%)
  6. Arava (162 people, 3.51%)
  7. Celebrex (160 people, 3.46%)
  8. Vitamin D3 (142 people, 3.07%)
  9. Calcium (141 people, 3.05%)
  10. Orencia (139 people, 3.01%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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