Artane and Abasia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Abasia is found among people who take Artane, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Artane and have Abasia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,350 people who have side effects when taking Artane 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 Aug, 17, 2022

3,350 people reported to have side effects when taking Artane.
Among them, 13 people (0.39%) have Abasia.

What is Artane?

Artane has active ingredients of trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride. It is often used in parkinson's disease. eHealthMe is studying from 3,348 Artane users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Abasia?

Abasia (inability to walk) is found to be associated with 1,175 drugs and 524 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Artane and Abasia reports submitted per year:

Could Artane cause Abasia?

Time on Artane when people have Abasia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abasia when taking Artane *:

  • female: 38.46 %
  • male: 61.54 %

Age of people who have Abasia when taking Artane *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Common drugs people take besides Artane *:

  1. Risperdal: 9 people, 69.23%
  2. Cogentin: 5 people, 38.46%
  3. Clozaril: 4 people, 30.77%
  4. Depakote: 4 people, 30.77%
  5. Haldol: 4 people, 30.77%
  6. Ativan: 3 people, 23.08%
  7. Topamax: 2 people, 15.38%
  8. Benadryl: 2 people, 15.38%
  9. Geodon: 2 people, 15.38%
  10. Imodium: 2 people, 15.38%

Common side effects people have besides Abasia *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 6 people, 46.15%
  2. Dizziness: 6 people, 46.15%
  3. Dysstasia (difficulty in standing): 6 people, 46.15%
  4. Drowsiness: 5 people, 38.46%
  5. Fall: 5 people, 38.46%
  6. Abnormal Behavior: 5 people, 38.46%
  7. Speech Disorder: 5 people, 38.46%
  8. Drooling (drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth): 4 people, 30.77%
  9. Depression: 4 people, 30.77%
  10. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine): 4 people, 30.77%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 7 people, 53.85%
  2. Weight Decreased: 2 people, 15.38%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1 person, 7.69%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 7.69%
  5. Movement - Unpredictable Or Jerky: 1 person, 7.69%
  6. Extrapyramidal Disorder (involuntary muscle spasms in the face and neck): 1 person, 7.69%
  7. Depression: 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Artane and have Abasia?

Check whether Abasia 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 trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Artane) and Artane (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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