A study for a 33 year old man who takes Oracea - from FDA reports


46 males aged 33 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 33 year old male patient who has Pneumonia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 24, 2018

46 males aged 33 (±5) who take Oracea are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Oracea for a 33-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 33
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Pneumonia
  • Drugs taken:
    • Oracea (doxycycline)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Blood creatine phosphokinase abnormal
  2. White blood cell count increased
  3. Rashes (redness)
  4. Constipation
  5. Abdominal pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Mouth haemorrhage (bleeding from mouth)
  2. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  4. Ear discomfort
  5. Hearing impaired
6 - 12 months:
n/a
1 - 2 years:
  1. Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)
2 - 5 years:
n/a
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Haematocrit decreased
  2. Sinus tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
  3. Pancreatic insufficiency
  4. Paleness (unusual lightness of skin colour)
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland): 6 people, 13.04%
  2. Depression : 6 people, 13.04%
  3. Oral Herpes (viral infection of mouth): 2 people, 4.35%
  4. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1 person, 2.17%
  5. Dermal Cyst : 1 person, 2.17%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ibuprofen (7 people, 15.22%)
  2. Rocephin (5 people, 10.87%)
  3. Alprazolam (3 people, 6.52%)
  4. Lamivudine (3 people, 6.52%)
  5. Prednisone (3 people, 6.52%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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