Adalat and Rosacea - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Rosacea is found among people who take Adalat, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Adalat and have Rosacea. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,024 people who have side effects when taking Adalat 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 Apr, 02, 2023

20,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Adalat.
Among them, 26 people (0.13%) have Rosacea.

What is Adalat?

Adalat has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 20,318 Adalat users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea (a skin condition that causes facial redness) is found to be associated with 1,457 drugs and 788 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Adalat and Rosacea reports submitted per year:

Could Adalat cause Rosacea?

Gender of people who have Rosacea when taking Adalat *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Rosacea when taking Adalat *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.85 %
  • 50-59: 57.69 %
  • 60+: 38.46 %

Common drugs people take besides Adalat *:

  1. Zyban: 15 people, 57.69%
  2. Serevent: 15 people, 57.69%
  3. Atrovent: 15 people, 57.69%
  4. Claritin: 15 people, 57.69%
  5. Elavil: 15 people, 57.69%
  6. Flovent: 15 people, 57.69%
  7. Fosamax: 15 people, 57.69%
  8. Lopid: 15 people, 57.69%
  9. Naprosyn: 15 people, 57.69%
  10. Accolate: 15 people, 57.69%

Common side effects people have besides Rosacea *:

  1. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine): 24 people, 92.31%
  2. Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination): 24 people, 92.31%
  3. Chest Pain: 24 people, 92.31%
  4. Diverticulum Intestinal (a pouch that is attached to the first part of the small intestine): 24 people, 92.31%
  5. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 24 people, 92.31%
  6. Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder): 24 people, 92.31%
  7. Memory Loss: 24 people, 92.31%
  8. Fall: 24 people, 92.31%
  9. Constipation: 24 people, 92.31%
  10. Rotator Cuff Syndrome (a spectrum of conditions affecting the rotator cuff tendons of the shoulder): 21 people, 80.77%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 15 people, 57.69%
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood): 15 people, 57.69%
  3. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 15 people, 57.69%
  4. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 11 people, 42.31%
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 10 people, 38.46%
  6. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 5 people, 19.23%
  7. Asthma: 2 people, 7.69%
  8. Depression: 1 person, 3.85%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Adalat and have Rosacea?

Check whether Rosacea 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 nifedipine (the active ingredients of Adalat) and Adalat (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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