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A study for a 76 year old man who takes Probenecid - from FDA reports


103 males aged 76 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 76 year old male patient who has Uric Acid. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

103 males aged 76 (±5) who take Probenecid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Probenecid for a 76-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 76
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Uric Acid
  • Drugs taken:
    • Probenecid (probenecid)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
n/a
1 - 6 months:
n/a
6 - 12 months:
n/a
1 - 2 years:
  1. Cholestasis (a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum)
  2. International normalised ratio abnormal
  3. Jaundice - yellow skin (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin)
  4. Ocular icterus (presence of jaundice seen in the sclera of the eye)
  5. Hepatic enzyme increased
  6. Itching
  7. Urine color abnormal
2 - 5 years:
n/a
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Dizziness
  2. High blood cholesterol
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  4. Respiratory distress (difficulty in breathing)
  5. Skin blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck)
  6. Gastroenteritis (inflammation of stomach and intestine)
  7. Acute pulmonary oedema (sudden deposit of fluid in the lung))
  8. Low tissue oxygen
  9. Stress and anxiety
  10. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 14 people, 13.59%
  2. 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): 11 people, 10.68%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 11 people, 10.68%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 6 people, 5.83%
  5. Pain : 5 people, 4.85%
  6. Anticoagulant Therapy : 5 people, 4.85%
  7. Cardiac Disorder : 4 people, 3.88%
  8. Coronary Artery Bypass : 3 people, 2.91%
  9. Colon Cancer : 3 people, 2.91%
  10. Chest Pain : 3 people, 2.91%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Furosemide (28 people, 27.18%)
  2. Allopurinol (27 people, 26.21%)
  3. Aspirin (23 people, 22.33%)
  4. Flomax (18 people, 17.48%)
  5. Lasix (18 people, 17.48%)
  6. Simvastatin (18 people, 17.48%)
  7. Zocor (17 people, 16.50%)
  8. Digoxin (15 people, 14.56%)
  9. Prednisone (14 people, 13.59%)
  10. Lipitor (14 people, 13.59%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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