Alvesco and Impaired healing - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Impaired healing is found among people who take Alvesco, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Alvesco and have Impaired healing. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,361 people who have side effects when taking Alvesco from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

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On Jun, 14, 2022

8,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Alvesco.
Among them, 34 people (0.41%) have Impaired healing.

What is Alvesco?

Alvesco has active ingredients of ciclesonide. It is often used in asthma. eHealthMe is studying from 8,477 Alvesco users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Impaired healing?

Impaired healing is found to be associated with 2,094 drugs and 1,462 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Alvesco and Impaired healing reports submitted per year:

Could Alvesco cause Impaired healing?

Gender of people who have Impaired healing when taking Alvesco *:

  • female: 78.79 %
  • male: 21.21 %

Age of people who have Impaired healing when taking Alvesco *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Alvesco *:

  1. Ventolin: 25 people, 73.53%
  2. Xolair: 23 people, 67.65%
  3. Symbicort: 16 people, 47.06%
  4. Singulair: 13 people, 38.24%
  5. Spiriva: 11 people, 32.35%
  6. Hyzaar: 10 people, 29.41%
  7. Calcium: 6 people, 17.65%
  8. Norvasc: 4 people, 11.76%
  9. Lasix: 4 people, 11.76%
  10. Lyrica: 4 people, 11.76%

Common side effects people have besides Impaired healing *:

  1. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 26 people, 76.47%
  2. Skin Atrophy (wasting of skin): 22 people, 64.71%
  3. Pain In Extremity: 19 people, 55.88%
  4. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: 18 people, 52.94%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 17 people, 50.00%
  6. The Flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus): 17 people, 50.00%
  7. Head Injury: 17 people, 50.00%
  8. Body Temperature Decreased: 16 people, 47.06%
  9. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 16 people, 47.06%
  10. Cough: 16 people, 47.06%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4 people, 11.76%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 2 people, 5.88%
  3. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 2 people, 5.88%
  4. Productive Cough: 2 people, 5.88%
  5. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 2 people, 5.88%
  6. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 1 person, 2.94%
  7. Heart Rate Irregular: 1 person, 2.94%
  8. Cough: 1 person, 2.94%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Alvesco and have Impaired healing?

Check whether Impaired healing 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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Common conditions associated with Impaired healing:

All the conditions that are associated with Impaired healing:

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on ciclesonide (the active ingredients of Alvesco) and Alvesco (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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