A study for a 31 year old woman who takes Nifedipine - from FDA reports


1,257 females aged 31 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 31 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Apr, 14, 2019

1,257 females aged 31 (±5) who take Nifedipine are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Nifedipine for a 31-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 31
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Nifedipine (nifedipine)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Loss Of Appetite(lack of feeling to eat): 6 (0.48% of females aged 31 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Headaches: 42 (3.34% of females aged 31 (±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. Breathing difficulty
  2. Acute pulmonary oedema (sudden deposit of fluid in the lung))
  3. Fever
  4. Blood urea increased
  5. Skin blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck)
  6. Red blood cells urine positive
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  9. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  10. Constipation
1 - 6 months:
  1. Premature delivery
  2. Premature labor
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Fever
  6. Polyhydramnios (excess of amniotic fluid in the amniotic sac)
  7. Rickets (softening of bones)
  8. Blister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)
  9. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx)
  10. Indigestion
6 - 12 months:
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug hypersensitivity
  2. Injection site haematoma (localized swelling filled with blood at injection site)
  3. Injection site haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)
  4. Premature labor
  5. Swelling
  6. Drug exposure during pregnancy
  7. Injection site reaction
2 - 5 years:
  1. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  2. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  3. Abdominal pain upper
  4. Posture abnormal
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue)
  7. Suicidal ideation
  8. Death
  9. Cardiac death
  10. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder)
  2. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  3. Abdominal pain upper
  4. Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  5. Abdominal pain
  6. Biliary dyskinesia (motility disorder that affects the gallbladder and sphincter of oddi)
  7. Gallbladder disorder
10+ years:
  1. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)
not specified:
  1. Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  2. Drug exposure during pregnancy
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Chest pain
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Premature labor
  9. Premature delivery
  10. Pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Birth Control : 67 people, 5.33%
  2. Tocolysis (inhibition of uterine contractions): 67 people, 5.33%
  3. Preventive Health Care : 58 people, 4.61%
  4. Depression : 57 people, 4.53%
  5. Premature Labor : 40 people, 3.18%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 40 people, 3.18%
  7. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 40 people, 3.18%
  8. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 38 people, 3.02%
  9. Maternal Therapy To Enhance Foetal Lung Maturity : 36 people, 2.86%
  10. Kidney Transplant : 29 people, 2.31%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Prednisone (72 people, 5.73%)
  2. Lasix (68 people, 5.41%)
  3. Clonidine (51 people, 4.06%)
  4. Omeprazole (44 people, 3.50%)
  5. Prednisolone (43 people, 3.42%)
  6. Tracleer (41 people, 3.26%)
  7. Folic Acid (40 people, 3.18%)
  8. Lisinopril (40 people, 3.18%)
  9. Cellcept (38 people, 3.02%)
  10. Aspirin (38 people, 3.02%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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