A study for a 58 year old man who takes Codeine - from FDA reports


747 males aged 58 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 58 year old male patient who has Pain. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Apr, 15, 2019

747 males aged 58 (±5) who take Codeine are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Codeine for a 58-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 58
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Pain
  • Drugs taken:
    • Codeine (codeine sulfate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Hallucinations(sensations that appear real but are created by your mind): 3 (0.4% of males aged 58 (±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. Hepatic function abnormal
  2. Drug abuse and dependence
  3. Renal cell carcinoma (a kidney cancer)
  4. Platelet count increased
  5. Hair loss
  6. Hepatic neoplasm malignant (liver cancer)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome (hand-foot syndrome)
  9. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  10. High blood pressure
1 - 6 months:
  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome (hand-foot syndrome)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  2. Pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart)
  3. Dermatitis bullous (inflammation of the skin characterized by the presence of bullae which are filled with fluid)
  4. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  5. Head injury
  6. Rash maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
1 - 2 years:
2 - 5 years:
5 - 10 years:
  1. Hyperparathyroidism secondary (an abnormally high concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood, resulting in weakening of the bones through loss of calcium-secondary)
  2. Nephrogenic anaemia (anaemia due to kidney disease)
  3. Acute kidney failure
  4. Chronic kidney disease
10+ years:
not specified:
  1. Drug hypersensitivity
  2. Death
  3. Breathing difficulty
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Nausea and vomiting
  8. Pneumonia
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Cough

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 42 people, 5.62%
  2. Depression : 35 people, 4.69%
  3. Cough : 28 people, 3.75%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 26 people, 3.48%
  5. Diabetes : 26 people, 3.48%
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 25 people, 3.35%
  7. Preventive Health Care : 23 people, 3.08%
  8. Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (lung cancer): 21 people, 2.81%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 18 people, 2.41%
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 16 people, 2.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Paracetamol (145 people, 19.41%)
  2. Metformin (62 people, 8.30%)
  3. Morphine (54 people, 7.23%)
  4. Amlodipine (50 people, 6.69%)
  5. Oxycodone (44 people, 5.89%)
  6. Senna (37 people, 4.95%)
  7. Ondansetron (27 people, 3.61%)
  8. Omeprazole (26 people, 3.48%)
  9. Humira (25 people, 3.35%)
  10. Zopiclone (24 people, 3.21%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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