Aspirin and Peritonsillar abscess - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Peritonsillar abscess is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Aspirin and have Peritonsillar abscess. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 543,530 people who have side effects when taking Aspirin 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 Oct, 01, 2022

543,530 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 19 people (0.0%) have Peritonsillar abscess.

What is Aspirin?

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots. eHealthMe is studying from 552,639 Aspirin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Peritonsillar abscess?

Peritonsillar abscess (painful pus filled inflammation of the tonsils and surrounding tissues) is found to be associated with 587 drugs and 445 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Aspirin and Peritonsillar abscess reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Peritonsillar abscess?

Gender of people who have Peritonsillar abscess when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 64.29 %
  • male: 35.71 %

Age of people who have Peritonsillar abscess when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 30.77 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 61.54 %

Common drugs people take besides Aspirin *:

  1. Fish Oil: 7 people, 36.84%
  2. Meclizine: 6 people, 31.58%
  3. Jakafi: 6 people, 31.58%
  4. Vitamin C: 3 people, 15.79%
  5. Humira: 3 people, 15.79%
  6. Lamictal: 3 people, 15.79%
  7. Multivitamin: 3 people, 15.79%
  8. Zoloft: 3 people, 15.79%
  9. Vitamin E: 3 people, 15.79%
  10. Wellbutrin Sr: 3 people, 15.79%

Common side effects people have besides Peritonsillar abscess *:

  1. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose): 9 people, 47.37%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 9 people, 47.37%
  3. Weakness: 8 people, 42.11%
  4. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: 8 people, 42.11%
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 7 people, 36.84%
  6. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 6 people, 31.58%
  7. Oropharyngeal Pain: 6 people, 31.58%
  8. Nausea And Vomiting: 6 people, 31.58%
  9. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 6 people, 31.58%
  10. White Blood Cell Count Abnormal: 6 people, 31.58%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Primary Myelofibrosis (primary disorder of the bone marrow): 6 people, 31.58%
  2. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 6 people, 31.58%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 5 people, 26.32%
  4. Fever: 3 people, 15.79%
  5. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 3 people, 15.79%
  6. Thyroid Diseases: 2 people, 10.53%
  7. Pain: 2 people, 10.53%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 2 people, 10.53%
  9. Depression: 2 people, 10.53%
  10. Sleep Disorder: 1 person, 5.26%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Aspirin and have Peritonsillar abscess?

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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 aspirin (the active ingredients of Aspirin) and Aspirin (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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