Aczone and Neck pain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Neck pain is reported only by a few people who take Aczone.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Aczone and have Neck pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,036 people who have side effects while taking Aczone from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.

On Jun, 30, 2022

1,036 people reported to have side effects when taking Aczone.
Among them, 4 people (0.39%) have Neck pain.

What is Aczone?

Aczone has active ingredients of dapsone. It is often used in acne. eHealthMe is studying from 1,062 Aczone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Neck pain?

Neck pain is found to be associated with 3,122 drugs and 2,595 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Aczone and Neck pain reports submitted per year:

Could Aczone cause Neck pain?

Time on Aczone when people have Neck pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neck pain when taking Aczone *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Neck pain when taking Aczone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 50 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 50 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Aczone *:

  1. Calcium: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Fish Oil: 3 people, 75.00%
  3. Nasonex: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Coenzyme Q10: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Cymbalta: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Dha: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Jublia: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Lunesta: 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Lyrica: 2 people, 50.00%
  10. Multivitamin: 2 people, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Neck pain *:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Hepatic Enzyme Abnormal: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Back Pain: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Swallowing Difficulty: 1 person, 25.00%
  5. Superinfection: 1 person, 25.00%
  6. Scratch: 1 person, 25.00%
  7. Oesophagitis Ulcerative (inflammation of oesophagus with multiple ulcers): 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Loss Of Consciousness: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Lip Injury: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Fungal Infection: 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 2 people, 50.00%
  2. Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung): 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Birth Control: 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Aczone and have Neck pain?

Check whether Neck pain is associated with a drug or a condition

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 dapsone (the active ingredients of Aczone) and Aczone (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+ peer-reviewed 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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