Actos and Urticaria - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Urticaria is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Actos and have Urticaria. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,451 people who have side effects when taking Actos from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Oct, 06, 2022

48,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos.
Among them, 214 people (0.44%) have Urticaria.


What is Actos?

Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. eHealthMe is studying from 49,109 Actos users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Urticaria?

Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) is found to be associated with 3,189 drugs and 2,856 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Actos and Urticaria reports submitted per year:

Could Actos cause Urticaria?

Time on Actos when people have Urticaria *:

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Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Actos*:

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Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Actos *:

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Common drugs people take besides Actos *:

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Common side effects people have besides Urticaria *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Actos and have Urticaria?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on pioglitazone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Actos) and Actos (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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