Ceftriaxone and Enlarged prostate - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Enlarged prostate is found among people who take Ceftriaxone, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ceftriaxone and have Enlarged prostate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 33,453 people who have side effects when taking Ceftriaxone 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

33,453 people reported to have side effects when taking Ceftriaxone.
Among them, 17 people (0.05%) have Enlarged prostate.

What is Ceftriaxone?

Ceftriaxone has active ingredients of ceftriaxone sodium. It is often used in typhoid fever. eHealthMe is studying from 33,561 Ceftriaxone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Enlarged prostate?

Enlarged prostate is found to be associated with 1,851 drugs and 1,249 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ceftriaxone and Enlarged prostate reports submitted per year:

Could Ceftriaxone cause Enlarged prostate?

Time on Ceftriaxone when people have Enlarged prostate *:

  • < 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 %

Age of people who have Enlarged prostate when taking Ceftriaxone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 45.45 %
  • 60+: 36.36 %

Common drugs people take besides Ceftriaxone *:

  1. Tamsulosin: 7 people, 41.18%
  2. Lasix: 6 people, 35.29%
  3. Pantoprazole: 5 people, 29.41%
  4. Heparin: 5 people, 29.41%
  5. Opsumit: 4 people, 23.53%
  6. Revatio: 4 people, 23.53%
  7. Claritin: 4 people, 23.53%
  8. Promethazine Dm: 4 people, 23.53%
  9. Miralax: 4 people, 23.53%
  10. Diovan: 4 people, 23.53%

Common side effects people have besides Enlarged prostate *:

  1. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 10 people, 58.82%
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 8 people, 47.06%
  3. Cough: 6 people, 35.29%
  4. Productive Cough: 5 people, 29.41%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 29.41%
  6. Fever: 5 people, 29.41%
  7. Hernia (hernia happens when part of an internal organ or tissue bulges through a weak area of muscle): 5 people, 29.41%
  8. Cardiac Failure: 5 people, 29.41%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 5 people, 29.41%
  10. Urination - Painful: 5 people, 29.41%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. High Blood Pressure: 6 people, 35.29%
  2. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 4 people, 23.53%
  3. Hypersensitivity: 4 people, 23.53%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 23.53%
  5. Pain: 4 people, 23.53%
  6. Cough: 4 people, 23.53%
  7. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 4 people, 23.53%
  8. Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 3 people, 17.65%
  9. Micturition Disorder (disease of passing urine): 2 people, 11.76%
  10. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 1 person, 5.88%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ceftriaxone and have Enlarged prostate?

Check whether Enlarged prostate 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 ceftriaxone sodium (the active ingredients of Ceftriaxone) and Ceftriaxone (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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