A study for a 66 year old woman who takes Trulicity - from FDA reports


1,292 females aged 66 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 66 year old female patient who has Diabetes. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

1,292 females aged 66 (±5) who take Trulicity are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Trulicity for a 66-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 66
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Diabetes
  • Drugs taken:
    • Trulicity (dulaglutide)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Lactic acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  5. Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  6. Abdominal pain upper
  7. Indigestion
  8. Weight decreased
  9. Blood glucose increased
  10. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Blood glucose increased
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  6. Weight decreased
  7. Abdominal pain
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  10. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (pancreatic cancer- metastatic)
  2. Ischaemic cerebral infarction (ischemic stroke resulting from a disturbance in the blood vessels supplying blood to the brain)
  3. General physical health deterioration (weak health status)
  4. Blood glucose increased
  5. Glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  6. Arthropathy
  7. High blood pressure
  8. Eosinophil count increased
  9. Back pain
  10. Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Lipase increased
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Abdominal pain upper
  4. Glycosylated haemoglobin increased
  5. Cholestasis (a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum)
  6. Hepatocellular injury (liver injury)
  7. Blood glucose increased
  8. Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Weight decreased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Stress and anxiety
  2. Night sweats (sweating in night)
  3. Blood glucose increased
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Feeling jittery
  6. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  7. White blood cell count increased
  8. Gallbladder disorder
  9. Type 1 diabetes
  10. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Blood glucose increased
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Injection site pain
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Injection site haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Weight decreased
  8. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Injection site bruising

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Type 2 Diabetes : 804 people, 62.23%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 50 people, 3.87%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 29 people, 2.24%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 19 people, 1.47%
  5. Depression : 14 people, 1.08%
  6. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 13 people, 1.01%
  7. Thyroid Diseases : 13 people, 1.01%
  8. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 10 people, 0.77%
  9. Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased : 9 people, 0.70%
  10. Weight Decreased : 8 people, 0.62%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Metformin (397 people, 30.73%)
  2. Lantus (111 people, 8.59%)
  3. Humalog (70 people, 5.42%)
  4. Levemir (62 people, 4.80%)
  5. Novolog (46 people, 3.56%)
  6. Amlodipine (38 people, 2.94%)
  7. Invokana (38 people, 2.94%)
  8. Jardiance (37 people, 2.86%)
  9. Januvia (35 people, 2.71%)
  10. Vitamin D (27 people, 2.09%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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