Avandia and Wallenberg syndrome - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Wallenberg syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Avandia.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Avandia and have Wallenberg syndrome. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141,784 people who have side effects while taking Avandia 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 Feb, 07, 2023

141,784 people reported to have side effects when taking Avandia.
Among them, 4 people (0.0%) have Wallenberg syndrome.

What is Avandia?

Avandia has active ingredients of rosiglitazone maleate. It is often used in diabetes. eHealthMe is studying from 141,948 Avandia users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Wallenberg syndrome?

Wallenberg syndrome (a condition that affects the nervous system due to injury in brain) is found to be associated with 98 drugs and 113 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Avandia and Wallenberg syndrome reports submitted per year:

Could Avandia cause Wallenberg syndrome?

Time on Avandia when people have Wallenberg syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Wallenberg syndrome when taking Avandia *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Wallenberg syndrome when taking Avandia *:

  • 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: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Avandia *:

  1. Welchol: 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Lopressor: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Lipitor: 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Imdur: 4 people, 100.00%
  5. Glyburide: 4 people, 100.00%
  6. Aspirin: 4 people, 100.00%
  7. Accupril: 4 people, 100.00%

Common side effects people have besides Wallenberg syndrome *:

  1. Coronary Heart Disease (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Heart Attack: 3 people, 75.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Avandia and have Wallenberg syndrome?

Check whether Wallenberg syndrome 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 rosiglitazone maleate (the active ingredients of Avandia) and Avandia (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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