A study for a 70 year old woman who takes Clonidine - from FDA reports


4,154 females aged 70 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 70 year old female patient who has Flank Pain. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

What are the symtoms?

  • Flank pain (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 7,602 Flank pain patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Dec, 13, 2018

4,154 females aged 70 (±5) who take Clonidine are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Clonidine for a 70-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 70
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Flank Pain
  • Drugs taken:
    • Clonidine (clonidine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Flank Pain(a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen): 4 (0.1% of females aged 70 (±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. Drug ineffective
  3. Sedation
  4. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  5. Stress and anxiety
  6. Dry mouth
  7. Fever
  8. Rashes (redness)
  9. Impaired healing
  10. Chest pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Application site rash
  3. Application site erythema (redness of the skin at application site)
  4. Application site irritation
  5. Application site pruritus (application site severe itching of the skin)
  6. Blood pressure management
  7. Application site swelling
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Pain
  10. Rashes (redness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Fall
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  4. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  5. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  6. Detoxification
  7. Dizziness
  8. Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)
  9. Vision blurred
  10. Anaemia (lack of blood)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Skin irritation
  2. Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  3. Itching
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Skin burning sensation
  6. Pelvic haematoma (collection of blood outside of a blood vessel in pelvic region)
  7. Abdominal wall haematoma (abdominal wall blood clotting)
  8. Drug ineffective
  9. Abasia (inability to walk)
  10. Rashes (redness)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Haemorrhagic arteriovenous malformation (abnormal connection between the arteries and veins in the brain with bleeding)
  3. Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  4. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  5. Multi-organ failure (multisystem organ failure)
  6. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  7. Aortic disorder
  8. Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)
  9. Depression
  10. Cardio-respiratory arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Haemolysis (breaking open of red blood cells and the release of haemoglobin into the surrounding fluid)
  2. Haemolytic anaemia (anaemia due to haemolysis)
  3. Heart rate increased
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Multiple myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells)
  6. Adverse drug reaction
  7. Dyspnea exertional
  8. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  9. Haemoglobin decreased
  10. Left ventricular hypertrophy (the thickening of the myocardium (muscle) of the left ventricle of the heart)
10+ years:
  1. Death
  2. Pain
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Acute kidney failure
  5. Cardiogenic shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
  6. Injury
  7. Fear
  8. Depression
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Weakness
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Pain
  8. Diarrhea
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Diabetes : 307 people, 7.39%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol : 297 people, 7.15%
  3. Pain : 267 people, 6.43%
  4. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 217 people, 5.22%
  5. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 177 people, 4.26%
  6. Depression : 157 people, 3.78%
  7. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 153 people, 3.68%
  8. Stress And Anxiety : 145 people, 3.49%
  9. Type 2 Diabetes : 142 people, 3.42%
  10. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 131 people, 3.15%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix (475 people, 11.43%)
  2. Amlodipine (402 people, 9.68%)
  3. Norvasc (397 people, 9.56%)
  4. Synthroid (370 people, 8.91%)
  5. Aspirin (360 people, 8.67%)
  6. Lisinopril (340 people, 8.18%)
  7. Lipitor (307 people, 7.39%)
  8. Furosemide (297 people, 7.15%)
  9. Plavix (271 people, 6.52%)
  10. Atenolol (254 people, 6.11%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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