Cinnamon and Systemic lupus erythematosus - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Systemic lupus erythematosus is found among people who take Cinnamon, especially for people who are female, 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Cinnamon and have Systemic lupus erythematosus. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,735 people who have side effects when taking Cinnamon 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 Sep, 09, 2023

3,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Cinnamon.
Among them, 11 people (0.29%) have Systemic lupus erythematosus.

What is Cinnamon?

Cinnamon has active ingredients of cassia cinnamon. It is often used in diabetes. eHealthMe is studying from 3,700 Cinnamon users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue) is found to be associated with 2,308 drugs and 1,570 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Cinnamon and Systemic lupus erythematosus reports submitted per year:

Could Cinnamon cause Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Gender of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Cinnamon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Systemic lupus erythematosus when taking Cinnamon *:

  • 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: 30 %
  • 60+: 70 %

Common drugs people take besides Cinnamon *:

  1. Vitamin B12: 9 people, 81.82%
  2. Vitamin E: 7 people, 63.64%
  3. Prednisone: 5 people, 45.45%
  4. Fish Oil: 4 people, 36.36%
  5. Vitamin D3: 4 people, 36.36%
  6. Glucosamine: 3 people, 27.27%
  7. Mobic: 3 people, 27.27%
  8. Qvar: 3 people, 27.27%
  9. Phrenilin: 3 people, 27.27%
  10. Norvasc: 3 people, 27.27%

Common side effects people have besides Systemic lupus erythematosus *:

  1. Memory Loss: 5 people, 45.45%
  2. Pain: 5 people, 45.45%
  3. Drug Hypersensitivity: 4 people, 36.36%
  4. Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the nasopharynx): 4 people, 36.36%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 4 people, 36.36%
  6. Breathing Difficulty: 4 people, 36.36%
  7. Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss): 3 people, 27.27%
  8. Head Banging (violently shaking the head in time with the music): 3 people, 27.27%
  9. Microcytic Anaemia (a generic term for any type of anaemia characterized by small red blood cells): 3 people, 27.27%
  10. Head Injury: 3 people, 27.27%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Hair Loss: 5 people, 45.45%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4 people, 36.36%
  3. Immune System Disorder: 4 people, 36.36%
  4. Weakness: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 27.27%
  6. Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body): 3 people, 27.27%
  7. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 3 people, 27.27%
  8. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 3 people, 27.27%
  9. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 3 people, 27.27%
  10. Gait Disturbance: 3 people, 27.27%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Cinnamon and have Systemic lupus erythematosus?

Check whether Systemic lupus erythematosus 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 cassia cinnamon (the active ingredients of Cinnamon) and Cinnamon (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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