Aloxi and Photophobia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Photophobia is reported only by a few people who take Aloxi.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Aloxi and have Photophobia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,512 people who have side effects while taking Aloxi from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Mar, 27, 2023

8,512 people reported to have side effects when taking Aloxi.
Among them, 3 people (0.04%) have Photophobia.

What is Aloxi?

Aloxi has active ingredients of palonosetron hydrochloride. eHealthMe is studying from 8,593 Aloxi users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Photophobia?

Photophobia (extreme sensitivity to light) is found to be associated with 2,480 drugs and 1,747 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Aloxi and Photophobia reports submitted per year:

Could Aloxi cause Photophobia?

Gender of people who have Photophobia when taking Aloxi *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Photophobia when taking Aloxi *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Aloxi *:

  1. Zometa: 3 people, 100.00%
  2. Taxotere: 3 people, 100.00%
  3. Simvastatin: 3 people, 100.00%
  4. Prednisone: 3 people, 100.00%
  5. Cephalexin: 2 people, 66.67%
  6. Prevacid: 2 people, 66.67%
  7. Ms Contin: 2 people, 66.67%
  8. Dexamethasone: 2 people, 66.67%
  9. Neurontin: 2 people, 66.67%
  10. Faslodex: 2 people, 66.67%

Common side effects people have besides Photophobia *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 3 people, 100.00%
  2. Radiculopathy (a set of conditions in which one or more nerves is affected and does not work properly): 3 people, 100.00%
  3. Death: 3 people, 100.00%
  4. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 3 people, 100.00%
  5. Joint Pain: 3 people, 100.00%
  6. Chest Pain: 3 people, 100.00%
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 100.00%
  8. Neck Pain: 3 people, 100.00%
  9. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 3 people, 100.00%
  10. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 3 people, 100.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Breast Cancer: 2 people, 66.67%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 2 people, 66.67%
  3. Prostate Cancer: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Diabetes: 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Ankylosing Spondylitis (type of arthritis affecting the spine): 1 person, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Aloxi and have Photophobia?

Check whether Photophobia 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 palonosetron hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Aloxi) and Aloxi (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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