Alphagan and Fatigue - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Fatigue is found among people who take Alphagan, 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 Alphagan and have Fatigue. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,064 people who have side effects when taking Alphagan 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 Mar, 24, 2023

9,064 people reported to have side effects when taking Alphagan.
Among them, 495 people (5.46%) have Fatigue.

What is Alphagan?

Alphagan has active ingredients of brimonidine tartrate. It is often used in glaucoma. eHealthMe is studying from 9,240 Alphagan users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Fatigue?

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) is found to be associated with 5,348 drugs and 6,147 conditions by eHealthMe.

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Could Alphagan cause Fatigue?

Time on Alphagan when people have Fatigue *:

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Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Alphagan*:

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Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Alphagan *:

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Common side effects people have besides Fatigue *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Alphagan and have Fatigue?

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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 brimonidine tartrate (the active ingredients of Alphagan) and Alphagan (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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