A study for a 87 year old man who takes Caffeine - from FDA reports


14 males aged 87 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 87 year old male patient who has Constipation. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 15, 2019

14 males aged 87 (±5) who take Caffeine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Caffeine for a 87-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 87
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Constipation
  • Drugs taken:
    • Caffeine (caffeine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance(autonomic nervous system is of net equal emphasis): 0 (0% of males aged 87 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness: 0 (0% of males aged 87 (±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. Cytomegalovirus infection
  2. The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus)
  3. Loss of consciousness
  4. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Fever
  8. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  9. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  10. Incision site pain
1 - 6 months:
n/a
6 - 12 months:
n/a
1 - 2 years:
n/a
2 - 5 years:
n/a
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Amyloidosis (a tumour within which amyloid is produced)
  2. Death
  3. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  4. Atherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries)
  5. Hypertensive heart disease
  6. Anti-erythropoietin antibody positive
  7. Fibrosis (formation of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ or tissue)
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Breathing difficulty
  10. Cytomegalovirus infection

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hypokalemia (low potassium): 9 people, 64.29%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 9 people, 64.29%
  3. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 8 people, 57.14%
  4. Urinary Tract Infection : 8 people, 57.14%
  5. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 8 people, 57.14%
  6. Dry Skin : 8 people, 57.14%
  7. Spinal Compression Fracture (fracture due to spinal compression on bone): 8 people, 57.14%
  8. Essential Tremor : 8 people, 57.14%
  9. Hyperuricaemia (level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high): 8 people, 57.14%
  10. Preventive Health Care : 8 people, 57.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Sulfamethoxazole (8 people, 57.14%)
  2. Riboflavin (8 people, 57.14%)
  3. Zofran (7 people, 50.00%)
  4. Xylocaine (7 people, 50.00%)
  5. Velcade (7 people, 50.00%)
  6. Zovirax (7 people, 50.00%)
  7. Melphalan (6 people, 42.86%)
  8. Flomax (4 people, 28.57%)
  9. Humulin R (3 people, 21.43%)
  10. Vitamin D3 (3 people, 21.43%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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