Ancef and Oesophagitis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Oesophagitis is found among people who take Ancef, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ancef and have Oesophagitis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,142 people who have side effects when taking Ancef 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 Jan, 30, 2023

3,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Ancef.
Among them, 18 people (0.57%) have Oesophagitis.

What is Ancef?

Ancef has active ingredients of cefazolin sodium. eHealthMe is studying from 3,174 Ancef users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Oesophagitis?

Oesophagitis (inflammation of oesophagus) is found to be associated with 1,892 drugs and 1,032 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ancef and Oesophagitis reports submitted per year:

Could Ancef cause Oesophagitis?

Time on Ancef when people have Oesophagitis *:

  • < 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 Oesophagitis when taking Ancef *:

  • female: 83.33 %
  • male: 16.67 %

Age of people who have Oesophagitis when taking Ancef *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 81.25 %
  • 40-49: 6.25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Common drugs people take besides Ancef *:

  1. Protonix: 16 people, 88.89%
  2. Toradol: 14 people, 77.78%
  3. Vicodin: 14 people, 77.78%
  4. Zofran: 14 people, 77.78%
  5. Ativan: 14 people, 77.78%
  6. Percocet: 14 people, 77.78%
  7. Lisinopril: 13 people, 72.22%
  8. Restoril: 13 people, 72.22%
  9. Dilaudid: 13 people, 72.22%
  10. Demerol: 13 people, 72.22%

Common side effects people have besides Oesophagitis *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 16 people, 88.89%
  2. Abdominal Pain: 15 people, 83.33%
  3. Nausea And Vomiting: 14 people, 77.78%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 14 people, 77.78%
  5. Pain: 14 people, 77.78%
  6. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction): 13 people, 72.22%
  7. Fall: 13 people, 72.22%
  8. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 13 people, 72.22%
  9. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 13 people, 72.22%
  10. Hypophagia (reduced food intake): 13 people, 72.22%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 12 people, 66.67%
  2. Bipolar I Disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode): 12 people, 66.67%
  3. Breast Cancer: 10 people, 55.56%
  4. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 3 people, 16.67%
  5. Premenstrual Syndrome: 2 people, 11.11%
  6. Indigestion: 2 people, 11.11%
  7. Birth Control: 2 people, 11.11%
  8. Abdominal Pain: 2 people, 11.11%
  9. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 5.56%
  10. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 1 person, 5.56%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ancef and have Oesophagitis?

Check whether Oesophagitis 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 cefazolin sodium (the active ingredients of Ancef) and Ancef (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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