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

1,969 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 Barrett's Esophagus. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 09, 2019

1,969 females aged 70 (±5) who take Sucralfate are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Sucralfate for a 70-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 70
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Barrett's Esophagus
  • Drugs taken:
    • Sucralfate (sucralfate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Nausea and vomiting
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Clostridium colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)
  5. Constipation
  6. Itching
  7. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  8. Swallowing difficulty
  9. Fever
  10. Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  1. Colitis (inflammation of colon)
  2. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)
  4. Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  5. Skin ulcer
  6. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  7. Neutropenic sepsis (whole body infection is caused by a condition in which the number of white blood cells (called neutrophils) in the blood is low. neutrophils help the body to fight infection)
  8. Pneumonia aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)
  9. Gastric haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)
  10. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pneumonia
  2. Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  3. Cardiac arrest
  4. Pain in extremity
  5. Fall
  6. Glomerular filtration rate decreased
  7. Haemoglobin decreased
1 - 2 years:
2 - 5 years:
  1. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
5 - 10 years:
10+ years:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  3. Gastric disorder (disease of stomach)
  4. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  5. Metal poisoning
  6. Gastrointestinal disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
  7. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  8. Loss of consciousness
  9. Blood insulin increased
  10. Skin blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck)
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Weakness
  6. Nausea and vomiting
  7. Pain
  8. Dizziness
  9. Chest pain
  10. Back pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 186 people, 9.45%
  2. Pain : 156 people, 7.92%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 146 people, 7.41%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 142 people, 7.21%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 103 people, 5.23%
  6. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 97 people, 4.93%
  7. Depression : 94 people, 4.77%
  8. Preventive Health Care : 85 people, 4.32%
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 84 people, 4.27%
  10. Stress And Anxiety : 80 people, 4.06%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Nexium (242 people, 12.29%)
  2. Synthroid (218 people, 11.07%)
  3. Protonix (212 people, 10.77%)
  4. Lasix (190 people, 9.65%)
  5. Pantoprazole (182 people, 9.24%)
  6. Prilosec (145 people, 7.36%)
  7. Lipitor (139 people, 7.06%)
  8. Aspirin (135 people, 6.86%)
  9. Lyrica (132 people, 6.70%)
  10. Norvasc (127 people, 6.45%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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What are the drugs?

What are the conditions?

  • Barrett's esophagus (barrett's oesophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the oesophagus (the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach) is damaged by stomach acid and changed to a lining similar to that of the stomach) can be treated by Aciphex, Dexilant, Lansoprazole, Nexium, Omeprazole (latest reports from 217 Barrett's esophagus patients)

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