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


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

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Alupent and have Neck pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 587 people who have side effects while taking Alupent 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 Sep, 16, 2023

587 people reported to have side effects when taking Alupent.
Among them, 4 people (0.68%) have Neck pain.

What is Alupent?

Alupent has active ingredients of metaproterenol sulfate. eHealthMe is studying from 583 Alupent users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Neck pain?

Neck pain is found to be associated with 3,477 drugs and 2,748 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Alupent and Neck pain reports submitted per year:

Could Alupent cause Neck pain?

Time on Alupent when people have Neck pain *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Alupent *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 50 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Common drugs people take besides Alupent *:

  1. Paxil: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Topamax: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Diazepam: 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Lipitor: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. Lorazepam: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Oxycontin: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Zoloft: 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Vicodin: 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Vioxx: 2 people, 50.00%
  10. Talwin: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Neck pain *:

  1. Back Pain: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Joint Pain: 2 people, 50.00%
  3. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 2 people, 50.00%
  4. Fall: 2 people, 50.00%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 50.00%
  6. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone): 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Muscle Cramps (painful sensations caused by muscle contraction): 2 people, 50.00%
  8. Complex Partial Seizures (epileptic seizure): 2 people, 50.00%
  9. Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland): 2 people, 50.00%
  10. Sleep Apnea Syndrome: 2 people, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Pain: 2 people, 50.00%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 25.00%
  3. Depression: 1 person, 25.00%
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 1 person, 25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Alupent 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 metaproterenol sulfate (the active ingredients of Alupent) and Alupent (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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