Clarithromycin and Musculoskeletal stiffness - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Musculoskeletal stiffness is found among people who take Clarithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Clarithromycin and have Musculoskeletal stiffness. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,353 people who have side effects when taking Clarithromycin 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, 27, 2022

38,353 people reported to have side effects when taking Clarithromycin.
Among them, 210 people (0.55%) have Musculoskeletal stiffness.


What is Clarithromycin?

Clarithromycin has active ingredients of clarithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. eHealthMe is studying from 39,335 Clarithromycin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Musculoskeletal stiffness?

Musculoskeletal stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves) is found to be associated with 2,364 drugs and 1,828 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Clarithromycin and Musculoskeletal stiffness reports submitted per year:

Could Clarithromycin cause Musculoskeletal stiffness?

Time on Clarithromycin when people have Musculoskeletal stiffness *:

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Gender of people who have Musculoskeletal stiffness when taking Clarithromycin*:

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Age of people who have Musculoskeletal stiffness when taking Clarithromycin *:

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Common drugs people take besides Clarithromycin *:

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Common side effects people have besides Musculoskeletal stiffness *:

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Common conditions people have *:

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Clarithromycin and have Musculoskeletal stiffness?

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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 clarithromycin (the active ingredients of Clarithromycin) and Clarithromycin (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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